The Personal MBA - Master the Art of Business Cold Remedy: 18 Real-World Lifestyle Design Case Studies (Now It’s Your Turn) If not in 2010, then when? (Photo: jphilipson) The video case studies that I asked for in the last post really caught me unprepared. I…am…so happy that it’s hard to put it into words. From Denmark to India, from college students to retirees, from yoga instructors to engineers, the stories poured in. The below videos represent a real-life crash course in the many paths and practicalities of lifestyle design. Happy New Year, y’all. It can be. Gary Misner (below) Gary is a 22-year old from Long Island. Chuck Holton (below) From Chuck: My attempts at leaving the corporate world met with very limited success until I read the 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss. Two of Chuck’s children–both under 15 years of age–are also earning $300-500 per month with their own companies. The World’s Best Fruit (below) This video doesn’t include a name, as the narrator wants to quit her job in person :) She and her husband put in 4-6 hours per week and earned an extra $2,200 in their first month of testing. I did it Tim!
Photorealistic Pictures Drawn With a BIC Pen EmailEmail At first sight they may look like some pretty sharp blue photographs, however all those pictures are actually hand drawn with a simple Bic ballpoint pen! Spanish artist Juan Francisco Casas uses up to four 14p ballpoint pens to create his incredibly photorealistic drawings, measuring up to 10ft (3 meters) high. The use of penballs makes Juan’s drawings even more original, which certainly has played a big role in his way to success, and his works are already a sell-out at exhibitions. His source of inspiration comes from his own photographs of nights out with his friends, so you can only imagine how wild his parties are, as half of his drawings include girls that forgot to put on their clothes. Website: juanfranciscocasas.com
Internet Riches: The Simple Money-Making Secrets of Online Millionaires (9780814409954): Scott Fox - Living Bueno - Five Tips for Quitting your Job & Traveling the World While Making Money By- Rick A. Griffith Photo Credit- Kevindooley This will serve as the first "Primer" post for initiating your first voyage overseas and setting you up to work remotely from anywhere in the world. In less than one month I will be leaving for Dusseldorf, Germany, en route to Sicily, where I will live on an Olive grove a short walk from the beach. Photo Credit- ignazio.gallo I decided to do something a bit different today. But lets get to the point for those hard workers who may have stumbled upon this post from Facebook, Stumble Upon or Twitter and are interested in a few quick, hard hitting tips that really can change your life and improve the path through it. The following is a list is in chronological order of execution, and is for those looking to begin the process of quitting their job and hitting the road to their dream destinations. So here is your first lesson in World Nomad 101, enjoy! Photo Credit- Robert Couse-Baker 1. Nameless Victim- Nameless Victim #2- "Your scared of what? 2. 3.
Rules of the Game (9780061540455): Neil Strauss The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss — E-mail Detox The following is an e-mail I received from Paul Colligan, which inspired me to finally take the leap and get Facebook under control. To tame the beast and use it, instead of having it use me. I hope you find it useful, or at least entertaining. Paul, if you mind me putting this up, please do let me know. Short version:Moving to a “Fan Page” model at Facebook to make more sense of things. Would love you as a “Fan” here – version:It’s not you, it’s me …REALLYWhen I joined Facebook, I didn’t think it all the way through.And now I have to do something drastic …(and it’s going to take a couple of weeks)By mixing business and personal in the same account, here on Facebook. For those interested in seeing my 2nd-round Facebook attempt, which has worked like clockwork and turned out to be both more fun and more useful, take a glance at Tim Ferriss 2.0. Use your tools. Auto-response from Gary Vaynerchuk: Pete and I discussed/answered: 1. Have a great weekend! [P.S. 1.
Books of Adam | Portraits — Home When I'm bored, I browse through my friends' Facebook images, choose my favorites, and draw them. Sometimes I take... liberties. Let's just call it artistic license. R.I.P. when I drew you looking like a corpse. I occasionally wonder why I still have friends at all. Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences (9780470632017): Nancy Duarte