Archives: Travel

Learning from a Shitty Experience

112 commentsJuly 9, 2013

Going to do this post via handwriting. #different


[Start here for the typed version]

Anywho, if you’ve eaten with me you know that I can be quite annoying. I am picky and I ask for substitutions with 90% of what I order. I look at it as I’m getting what I really want.

How did this begin?

2 years ago I was eating salad and I mumbled about dressing on the side. These guys actually “car-washed” my salad with […]

What It’s Like to Hang with Millionaires

150 commentsJuly 2, 2013

A few weeks ago I was in Russia to speak at a conference. I spent a lot of time with a really impressive group of guys. I’ve joked in the past that I am “moderately rich”. These guys were much richer than me.

It was a fun and interesting experience and I thought I would share some of the insights I gained being around them. (Also check out what I learned on my trip to Cuba.)

1. They do not ask for […]

How to Earn More Money: By Asking

215 commentsApril 30, 2013

In 2013 I was graciously invited to speak in Australia.

They offered to cover flights and hotels.

I generally don’t ask for speakers fees cause I love sharing my stories and working with people. And I have and know how to organize conferences so I know there are always more costs than expected.

…But traveling costs me time, money and I like being at home with my tacos.

Because of the coffee challenge, it encouraged me at the end of […]

Things I Learned in Cuba

19 commentsDecember 22, 2012

Last week I secretly snuck into Cuba to celebrate a close friends 30th birthday.

It was like traveling through a time machine back to the 1950s and I was shocked how many of the locals were excited that I was from Estados Unidos (United States for those non-Spanish speakers).

I was fascinated by some things I wanted to share with y’all:

Options are good and bad. Most of the food is government controlled and they are limited with their food trade. Hence at […]