41 Days to World Domination

First up, Happy Easter to all! I hope you’ve had a good weekend with people you love. *** This is a short weekend update before the regular programming of the week. In 41 days, awesome people from all over the world wil... Read More

Business Goals for the Travel Hacking Cartel

I was all set to go on national TV Friday morning to discuss travel hacking, but then I got a frantic message from the producer: “Have you been to Egypt?” Why yes, I said, I have—not checking the news, since I was think... Read More

Notes from the Road, Vol. V

Greetings from Durham, North Carolina, near the Duke campus where we did last night’s Unconventional Book Tour stop. One week ago, I ran ten miles in non-stop pouring rain. The only thing that made it easier was thinkin... Read More

Notes from the Road, Vol. III

Hi from St. Louis, Missouri, where I’m back on the road for a big swing through the Midwest and Great Lakes region. Between the World Domination Summit launch and getting back on the tour, it’s been a big week ove... Read More

Notes from the Road, Volume I

Greetings from Providence, Rhode Island. This week we launched the AONC book and began the Unconventional Book Tour, with six stops in six days. If you’re new to AONC, regular articles are posted on Mondays and Thursday... Read More

Belarus Strikes Back

This week in the “wow, really?” department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Belarus has provided detailed comments on my recent experience attempting to get a visa for their country. You can read the official governmen... Read More

How to Conduct Your Own Business Audit

Last week I headed out for the Sunday morning long run, and my legs decided not to cooperate. After four miles, it was time to pack it in. Bummer—so I tried again a few days ago. The same thing happened… almost. At mi... Read More

Freelancing Update from Bamako

Greetings from Bamako, Mali—en route back to Europe after a week in West Africa. This trip has been intense, but it’s also been good. This time the temperature in West Africa was a more reasonable 90°F instead of the... Read More

Site Update: June-July 2010

Greetings once again from the homeland, also known as Portland, Oregon. I haven’t been running as much as I’d like lately, but this morning I made it out to the Springwater Corridor for a fun 10 miles in great sum... Read More

Motivation and Product Launches

For a few months I used this image as my laptop background. Why do you do the things you do? is always a good question to ask yourself, whether in business or in life. This is the Sunday Store Update, where I write about the ... Read More

Revenge of Empire Building – The Final Saga

Greetings, friends and readers. I made it back to America after the latest Round-the-World journey. People sometimes ask how jet lag affects me as I roam from continent to continent. Here’s the general rule, Twitter-sty... Read More