Project people and Perpetual people

Everyone has a natural tendency to be either a “project person” or a “perpetual person”. Successful hiring relies on knowing which type of person a role requires.

Investing, Saving, Earning

On the fairly safe assumption that you want more money than you currently have: investing, saving and earning.

Which should you focus on? The answer might surprise you…

3 models for “home” in location independence

One of the biggest decisions in location independence is how to handle “home”: do you travel full-time, or maintain a permanent home base you can go back to, or something else?

We’ve tried three different models over the years – each with their own pros and cons.

How to be successful

Standard goal-setting advice is to come up with a definition of achieving your goal that’s specific and measurable, then work backwards to make a plan for how you’ll get there.

In most cases, this is great advice. But for one of the most important subjects there is – the success of your own life – I believe you should do the opposite.

Email peeves

Know that when you email me, I will be silently judging you. And if you do any of these things, the judgement won’t be kind.

Strategic laziness: Part 1

Save time and energy by ignoring your responsibilities. Strategically, of course.


Why children are happier and more successful than you are. And younger, obviously.

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