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What is Financial Freedom?

 Mike  

Jun11
What is Financial Freedom? While this number will vary for everybody, the basic math is: Cash Flow from Assets > Monthly Expenses It is actually a pretty simple concept but it can be hard to implement.  Think of it like trying to lose weight.  To lose weight, you don’t need a fancy diet, supplements or a Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym.  All you need to do is eat less and exercise more.  Sure, you can starve yourself

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Digital Nomads in Taiwan

 Mike  

Sep23
Digital Nomads in Taiwan     Taiwan has recently been ranked as one of the top places in the world for expats to live.  This is mainly because Taiwan is an incredibly safe country with friendly locals, fast internet, access to great health care, modern subways systems, mountains and beaches.  It’s also one of the most “convenient” countries in the world.  There are literally 7-11s everywhere and at these 7-11s you can find single cans of beer,

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Why Most Dropshipping Businesses Fail

 Mike  

Jul25
Why Most Dropshipping Businesses Fail     Most People Don’t Treat Drop Shipping Like a REAL Business   The number one reason most dropshipping businesses fail is because people don’t treat it like a real business.  Whatever drop shipping “niche” you’re getting into, take it seriously.  Think about how you can help add value to that particular market place.  Don’t try to drop ship some fidget spinners from Ali Express and then wonder why it

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Money Doesn’t Take a Vacation, it Makes the Vacation

 Mike  

Jan31
Money Doesn’t Take a Vacation, it Makes the Vacation   Last month I went on a road trip in Kending, Taiwan (also frequently spelled Kenting) and decided to bring my laptop with me.  I actually purposefully bought this scooter because the trunk was big enough to fit my 15.6″ laptop inside.  Anyways, before I left on the roadtrip I had a problem with a customer who said they didn’t receive their package so I decided to

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Location Independent Entrepreneur Taiwan

 Mike  

Aug03
Location Independent Entrepreneur in Taiwan Taiwan has been my home for the past 6 years.  I originally came here to teach English and quickly realized that while Taiwan is awesome, teaching English isn’t.  So I spent some time scheming ways to stay in Taiwan without teaching.  I ended up getting my IMBA(for free), working for a local company here and eventually starting my own business.  Kaohsiung was a great place for me to bootstrap my

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Why You Should Stop Complaining (i.e. shut the fuck up)

 Mike  

Aug01
I’ll give you one minute to complain about anything you want,   but if you’re still talking after that one minute, it’s time to shut the fuck up.     The reason is not because I’m an insensitive asshole (although that’s been under recent debate), it’s because if you have two legs, two arms and aren’t suffering from a deadly diseases, then you really don’t have any right to complain.  We all have friends who love