Top Digital Nomad Friendly Airports Worldwide

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The Digital Nomad’s Guide to the Top Airports in the World One of the great things about being a digital nomad and living and working anywhere is that you get to travel. Of course, this means spending time in various airports as you go from one glorious destination to the next. So, which ones are best when it comes to … Read More

How baby boomers can work remotely from the Internet

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If you are a baby boomer, then you face some unique issues when it comes to work. Those of you who have had a job for 20 or 30 years (or more) are usually ready to retire, but aren’t necessarily ready to not work either because you don’t want a lot of free time on your hands or you can’t … Read More

Work from Anywhere! The CoWorking Movement

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It is estimated that by the year 2020, approximately 50% of the workforce will be working online. While this may offer a large majority of individuals the ability to work from home, this isn’t always the preferable option. Thus, the coworking movement. What is Coworking? Perhaps the best way to describe coworking is to think of it as an office-type … Read More

3 Common Freelance Hiring Nightmares – And How to Avoid Them

Many people have horror stories when it comes to hiring freelancers for services ranging from writing to coding to web design. And, unfortunately, it’s not at all uncommon to hear these types of statements about them as a result: They’re unreliable They lie about the level of job they can take on They disappear without a trace They steal your … Read More

Growth Hacking is Overrated

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“Growth hacking” is a technical term for customer development. Essentially, it involves figuring out what your customer wants without ever having to talk to or interact with them.  How? By using tools like Optimizely, Google Analytics,  and KISS Metrics, you’re able to learn more about your customer based on a specific set of metrics. These types of programs allow you to discover … Read More

Accelerators and Incubators Level the Business Playing Field

Accelerators and Incubators Level the Business Playing Field | LiveWorkAnywhere.com

It’s no longer necessary to be a Harvard grad to get all the cred.  In fact, you don’t even have to go to college at all to be successful. Finally the playing field is being leveled. You don’t have to be a college grad to be successful. In fact, I’m going to go out on a limb here: Being accepted … Read More

IGNITE Santiago: Introducing the Anywhere Startup in Santiago, Chile

IGNITE Santiago: Introducing the Anywhere Startup in Santiago, Chile | Live Work Anywhere

20 slides, 15 seconds each slide, 5 minutes. That’s the format for IGNITE. An IGNITE talk reminds me of a TEDX talk or the old Gnomedex run by Chris Pirillo. Except that it’s even more niche. It’s likely derived from the PechaKucha format, in which designers were challenged to talk with 20 slides auto-advancing after 20 seconds each. The content … Read More

A Startup is Not a Company

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I was just at an event last night where we went around the room and introduced ourselves. Many people talked about their “company.” It’s hard to tell if they were talking about the company they worked for, the piece of code they were working on, or the group of friends they worked with to raise a seed round. Steve Blank … Read More

Seamless Live Work Anywhere Experiment: Santiago, Chile

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The girl in the airport kiosk just saved my life. As I write, I am writing using wifi. Free, unfiltered and no-strings-attached airport wifi. What a blessing. The IGNITE talk in Santiago finished last night, and on only 2 hours of sleep I had to go the airport. My plane was delayed 3 hours and I had no wifi. Another … Read More

A Tale of Bruised Peaches: WebVan & Lessons about Scaling Too Quickly

A Tale of Bruised Peaches WebVan & Lessons about Scaling Too Quickly

I recently got to meet Coppy Holzman, former CEO of Webvan.com, one of the most famous dot com bust stories. It was an incredible experience, and I wanted to share the great advice I received from him. Here’s the backstory you need to know: Webvan raised over $1 billion dollars in an attempt to do what FedEx did for shipping … Read More