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Best Rain Jackets for Men

By Ian Hoyt // Nov 26, 2016

When it comes to traveling the world, it is so critical to pack for the impending rainy weather. But, what if you are trying to decide on the perfect rain jacket for any scenario? In this article, we are going to run-down some of the best rain jackets for men and which one may be the best fit for you… if of course, you are a man. When looking for a best men’s rain jacket […]

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3 Adventurous Authors Who Will Spark Your Creativity

By Tori Metzger // Feb 29, 2016

“I read; I travel; I become.” ― Derek Walcott I’ve always thought that autobiographies and memoirs are the most intriguing genre of writing. They’re a written format of writers reflecting on their lives and sharing those reflections and experiences with others in hopes that they can connect and provide value. I’m sharing with you the books that have inspired me most, written by nomads and adventurous authors who have left me in awe of the experiences they discovered, […]

The Shitty Sides to a Remote Working Lifestyle

5 Truths Behind Your Work From Remote Location

By Ian Hoyt // Feb 23, 2016

Let me guess, you’ve seen Facebook ad after Facebook ad from people marketing their get rich quick program that shares how you can work from a remote location on the beach or where ever your heart desires while raking in six-figure incomes. We’ve all had those ads shoved in our face from time to time, it makes the remote working lifestyle look like all fun and games with no downside. Honestly, there are a lot of perks that […]

3 Ways to Find Common Ground on Foreign Soil

By Marek Michalski // Nov 5, 2015

We often hear about the follies that occur when international culture clashes in an awkward way. Like when I misspoke in Vietnamese at a local smoothie shop and asked for a cow meat smoothie (sinh tố bơ vs. sinh tố bò) Also, when my professor gifted a white clock to his Japanese colleague on a business trip to Tokyo, which basically said your time is running out and you will die (White symbolizes death in Japanese culture, and the clock built […]

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How To Sell Your Products While Having Zero Inventory Costs

By Ian Hoyt // Oct 14, 2015

In my previous ‘Build Something Challenge’ article How To Choose What Good Products To Sell we went step-by-step in how I began my process of discovering if a product is a good fit for selling on eCommerce or not. If you haven’t read that article yet, I would highly recommend taking some time to read it and then come back here. …so now I am assuming you have a product or two that you have in mind […]

Inspiring new experiences when you can’t afford to travel

By Tori Metzger // Oct 12, 2015

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag One of the top reasons I love traveling is to find inspiration in new places and experiences. The world is an infinite playground full of unfound friends, stupefying sights, and magical experiences that our curious and creative minds crave. Unfortunately, many of us don’t have the money or time to travel as often as we’d like, which can sometimes result in feeling stuck, bored, […]

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How To Choose What Good Products To Sell Online

By Ian Hoyt // Oct 5, 2015

To be honest, I may be a marketer but even deeper down is my love for just selling stuff. For me it all really started in 2012 when I had the idea to launch a t-shirt brand called “Heading 370” in my college dorm room. It was a t-shirt company focused towards the general aviation market. I was a budding pilot and I wanted to provide the industry with super high quality t-shirts and clothing. I began […]

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How I Went Around the World for Less Than $3k

By Heidi Liou // Sep 28, 2015

*Disclaimer: I graduated from college in May 2015, and traveled until September 2015. I had one last “summer break” before starting work, so I spent as much time abroad as I could. If you look at the places I went to (below) during the past 4 months, they were all very specific and planned out. I either… 1. Had a friend there 2. Had family there or 3. Had a friend who had a friend […]

Become a Kingpin and Scale Your Freelance Work

By Ian Hoyt // Mar 12, 2015

Freelancing rocks right? You’re correct, but what rocks even more is being able to scale your freelance work! Scaling freelance is something that you likely don’t think about all too often because you are too focused on creating enough work just to sustain your life. However, what if I told you that freelancing is actually quite scalable contrary to popular belief. In this article, I am going to help you lay the ground work to […]