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The Free Lunch Movement

You may have heard that there is no such thing as a free lunch. This is untrue on every level, and also a terrible lie. Over and over throughout our short lives, all of us have been given something for nothing. We don’t deserve free lunch, yet it continues to arrive on a regular basis.…

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On the Road Again: Next Stop, Republic of Congo

Greetings, friends and readers. For the past few months I’ve been confined to a short leash. I visited twenty cities in North America for the first leg of The $100 Startup tour, and I managed to hop over to London for the U.K. launch as well. Last week, I also went on a post-WDS vacation…

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How to Do Big Things

If you want to change the world, follow a dream, or otherwise find your own identity, you need to be able to do big things. In addition to being a prerequisite for growth, doing big things is also a lot of fun. But how do you do them? What steps do you take? Thankfully, much…

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Moonlight in Alaska

I’m off the grid this week on my first vacation since… forever. It’s a little disorienting, but I’m working on it. A few items of random interest: The $100 Startup continues to race up the charts, returning to the New York Times Bestseller List again this week. Thanks so much for your support! We’re planning…

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The $100 Investment

Have you ever withdrawn $100,000 in cash from the bank? Me neither… until last week. This post includes a video from last weekend’s World Domination Summit, and a brief explanation on why our team invested $100 in each WDS attendee. *** A number of people have asked me to share more about the surprise we…

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What Happened at the World Domination Summit

I’ve been having a hard time writing up my experience at the second-annual World Domination Summit last weekend. I feel exhausted, but mostly in a good way. Our team did a fantastic job, with more than 80 volunteers working together to put on an epic weekend adventure, complete with block parties, dunk tanks, keynote sessions,…

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World Domination Summit 2012: Early Photo Recap

For the past five days, I’ve been immersed in a weekend adventure with 1,000 of our closest friends from more than 20 countries. They’ll be able to tell the story better than I can, so at some point soon I’ll do a roundup of their posts. (Attendees: link your posts to this one or tag…

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What Does Independence Mean to You?

What does independence mean to you? I asked our community on Facebook and Twitter this week, and here are a few things I heard. *** You don’t answer to someone else. You determine your own schedule, values, and priorities. You stand alone. Being able to depend upon yourself. Not being a victim anymore. Doing things…

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