5 years ago, it was 2:30 AM in Savusavu, Fiji when I got an email from my hosting provider. I needed to delete a specific number of blog posts – over 1000 – or the host would pull the plug on my site permanently, deleting all files. The company already pulled my blog offline to

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I have aligned with good partners over the years through my blog. Picking good business partners is a skill to hone for peace of mind and increased business. Never blindly accept any business opportunity that flows to you via a cold pitch. Let’s start there. Never Agree on a Cold Pitch Mindlessly Entrepreneurs from a

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More than ever, I am experiencing worldly success during my life right now. I have seen some past success but nothing came as easily, freely and generously as it flows to me now. How do I handle it? I am writing my 5th guest post today. I already published 3 posts on my blog today.

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On my drive this morning, my mind was a million miles away, and I took a wrong turn. As soon as I realized my mistake, my mind suddenly started making excuses as to why I should stay on the same course. “It’s only a little longer this way.” “There’s a gas station up here, why

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Far and away, one of my biggest mistakes in life was being completely blind to the love and support around me. From my dad, to my wife, to the many people online who loved what I did, I clung to so many deep fears and pains that I ignored people who cared for me, helped

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Have you ever felt isolated as a small business owner, CEO, or leader? If so, you’re not alone. Half of the CEO’s surveyed in a study published in The Harvard Business Review reported feelings of loneliness in their roles. More than two out of three first-time CEO’s who reported loneliness also felt like it was

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I went from pier guard to pro blogger and island hopper by following some rules and breaking other rules. According to many people, I acted in complete irresponsible fashion during my journey. People taught me to pay bills and put a roof over my head. Do what you need to do by working a job

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Woohoo. I spied one of my online income streams a few moments ago. Overnight, the income for the month doubled. I do not get attached to income stats but feel grateful for making money. As long as I live a worldly life, money is convenient. I wanted to share some recent realizations I made for

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I recently attended a conference and got to see Adrienne Ross, the author of “Push Your Way to Purpose — How to Get from Where You Are to Where You’re Meant to Be,” speak. I thoroughly enjoyed her message and decided to pick up a copy of her book to help support her efforts. I

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10 years ago I almost panicked and demanded a refund for my domain and hosting. I was an unemployed pier guard with dreams. Someone told me to blog if I wanted to make money online. So I did. But 2 days into my online career, I panicked. How could I ever blog full time? I

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Yes. No. Sort of. Not really. Of course you can take a direct path to your dream life. You always are. What is direct? Really? 10 years ago, I was a fired security guard. Today I am an island hopping pro blogger. For me, this path was direct because all unfolded exactly how it needed

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I have circled the globe for the past eight years of my life. Around the world, many refer to westerners as The Walking Dead. I tend to agree. For all of our technological advancements and wealth, we generally do a terrible job at feeling our emotions. People bury grief and ruin their lives because you

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You have seen mom and I talk about money many times, and I’ve told you that we aren’t going to do or get certain things because they cost too much. You’ve watched me work hard, and get stressed out at times over little slips of green paper. You’ve heard me talk about the importance of

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Wow Ryan….*of course* it’s easy for you to write and self-publish 100 plus eBooks! You surround yourself with inspiration. I could write 1000 eBooks if I lived in Bali for 6 months at a time. I get that email, sometimes. Other people believe I succeeded because I live a lucky life, void of problems. Nope.

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I’ve looked at many resumes over the years, and for many people, it would be easier to name what they haven’t done than what they have done. Know where those resumes end up when they cross my desk? They end up in the circular file. Including too many positions on your resume is one of

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It’s sad sometimes to hear people complaining about their job all the time. Monday rolls around, and they are grumbling about going to work. Friday rolls around, and it’s a party. It doesn’t have to be that way. I actually enjoy my job most days, as do many others. Sure there are days where I’d

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