Monthly Archives of : May, 2011

ETG Podcast 3: Stillman Says It Like He Sees It

ETG Podcast: Episode 3 I spend a fair amount of time reading blogs. Sometimes I’m looking for specific information on improving my business, other times I’m looking for new posts to read and sometimes I find an exceptional blog. A few weeks ago, I saw a Tweet from Ash Ambirge about a blog called […]

One Simple Event And I Was Never The Same

This is a guest submission by Justin from I always consider my transition from employee to entrepreneur as nothing less than a complete leap of faith. If I were coaching or consulting with an aspiring entrepreneur right now, I would suggest a much more structured and careful approach to the whole thing. Having said […]

Here’s To Going Balls To The Wall For What You Love

This is a guest submission by Kristin from At one time or another, almost everyone I know has said, “I wish I could travel more…make more money…live anywhere in the world…live better, healthier, happier…etc.” Have you heard this? Have you felt it? I felt it, about a year ago, despite the fact that my life […]

ETG Podcast 2: Exploring The Virtual Business Lifestyle With Chris Ducker

ETG Podcast: Episode 2 Chris Ducker has to be one of my favorite people online. A naturally genuine and sincere person, it’s hard not to like him immediately. I wanted to interview him because of his passion for his business and for helping others succeed. Chris’ website,, is a wealth of information regarding outsourcing, […]

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ETG Podcast 1: 10 Minutes With Seth Godin

ETG Podcast: Episode 1 So I was sitting at my desk on Friday counting down the hours until I got to leave my office prison, when I had an idea. Since I’m starting a Podcast interview series, why not send out a few emails to people who I would really love to interview. First on […]

Overworked, Underpaid, And Fed Up: How I Dumped The Grind To Be My Own Boss

This is a guest submission by Kristin from It was out of necessity that I looked for and found my miserable office job in early 2009. I had just started graduate school and was no longer working as a peer tutor at my undergraduate college (a job I adored, but had to leave when […]

A Life Of Regrets Is Not An Option

This is a guest submission by Earl from Back in 1999, I left home for a 3-month, post-graduation backpacking trip to Southeast Asia. At the time, I wasn’t too concerned that my bank account consisted of only $1500 as my plan was to return home and enter the real world after those 3 months […]

I Can Do Bad All By Myself

Hey everyone, my name is John Garrett from over at I do art, comics, graphic design, plus I love web and tech stuff like Joomla, WordPress, Bittorrent and other web technologies. I know you’re only supposed to blog about one thing but I can’t help it! I have to thank Steve for inviting me […]

Now Open For Business

It’s been just about 7 months since I started this blog and I’ve loved every minute of it. Even when I was too tired to form a single thought, I was still loving it. When I started in October, I didn’t have a clear vision of what I wanted to do with this blog but […]

Existing Versus Living

This is a guest submission by Liv from How an English girl who grew up nowhere near the sea (and a cold sea at that) fell so madly in love with it and became a dive instructor confuses some people. I first discovered the sea whilst snorkeling as a child. During most family holidays […]