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Lifestyle Design: How to Create the Life You Want

How to Be Happy Again (5 Golden Rules for Happiness)

How to Be Happy Again (5 Golden Rules for Happiness)

Has it been a rough couple years? Trying to figure out how to be happy again? Aren't we all. These 5 golden rules will get you back on the right track

What Does Freedom Mean to You?

What Does Freedom Mean to You?

Do you consider yourself free? Have you ever thought about it? This is an opportunity to consider the word freedom and it's effect on your life.

The Benefits of Day Dreaming

The Benefits of Day Dreaming

Day dreaming can provide you with with an innumerable amount of benefits and ways to induce change in your life. You just have to embrace it and make plans for achieving your goals.

7 Easy Airplane Exercises You Can Do from Your Seat

7 Easy Airplane Exercises You Can Do from Your Seat

Sick of long flights? These airplane exercises will have you limber and in shape regardless of how long your flight is.

Turning 36 and Some Advice for New Parents

Turning 36 and Some Advice for New Parents

I recently turned 36 AND became a new dad. Here are 7 pieces of advice for new parents that I wrote down 5 day before my daughter was born.

12 Defining Moments in Life (and the Importance of Each)

12 Defining Moments in Life (and the Importance of Each)

I have had 11 defining moments in life that have changed the way I perceive what is possible. This is what I've learned from each.

How to Do Things that Seem Impossible

How to Do Things that Seem Impossible

Want to know how to do things that seem impossible? It's pretty simple, actually. And it starts with asking yourself one very important question.

How to Get Anything You Want in Life (The Complete Guide)

How to Get Anything You Want in Life (The Complete Guide)

Want to know how to get anything you want in life? Well guess what, it's not as hard as you think. Here are 37 PRACTICAL strategies you can apply TODAY.

So, You’re Quarantined from Coronavirus? Here’s a Silver Lining

So, You’re Quarantined from Coronavirus? Here’s a Silver Lining

So you're quarantined due to Coronavirus? What you do over the next month during the coronavirus quarantine, could completely reshape the rest of your life.

How to Do an Annual Review (and Why It’s Important for Success)

How to Do an Annual Review (and Why It’s Important for Success)

You should spend time each year reviewing how things went for your business. Here's how to do an annual review and start on the right track.

7 Mistakes Beginning Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Make (And How to Avoid Them)

7 Mistakes Beginning Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Make (And How to Avoid Them)

If you're an entrepreneur set on creating a new lifestyle brand there are 7 huge pitfalls most new business owners make, that you can EASILY avoid.

Radical Transparency: How to Get People to Be Brutally Honest With You

Radical Transparency: How to Get People to Be Brutally Honest With You

The concept of radical transparency is one I've thought a lot about lately, after reading Ray Dalio's, Principles. How do you get brutal honesty from people?

Benefits of Coworking Spaces: Why All Remote Workers Should Have One

Benefits of Coworking Spaces: Why All Remote Workers Should Have One

You have home, day job, and then you have that other place where you spend your time. For me there are numerous benefits of coworking spaces.

The Early Morning Panic Spiral (Trust Me, It’s Going to Be Ok)

The Early Morning Panic Spiral (Trust Me, It’s Going to Be Ok)

Early morning panic spiral may not be a technical term, but this early morning anxiety can be crippling if you don't know how to handle it. Here's how.

The Email that Changed My Life (And Now Might Change Yours)

The Email that Changed My Life (And Now Might Change Yours)

When I did the Tropical MBA internship in 2010, it changed my life. If you're someone looking for a similar opportunity or apprenticeship? Here it is.

Rethinking My Systems

Rethinking My Systems

At a certain point, when you reach a certain level of success if you haven't built and adapted your small business systems to change along with it, you can find yourself in a situation of overwhelm. Here's how to fight it.

Happy Anniversary, Tate

Happy Anniversary, Tate

Happy anniversary, Tate. I love you.

Hi, My Name is Sean.

Hi, My Name is Sean.

Sean Ogle is the founder of Location Rebel and has been blogging and helping people build lifestyle businesses for nearly a decade. Here are 35 things you probably didn't know about him.

How My Blog Became a Commodity (and How We’re Fixing It)

How My Blog Became a Commodity (and How We’re Fixing It)

Are you trying to figure out how to grow website traffic by doing all the stuff the "so called" experts are telling you? Let me guess, it's not working...

How to Build Skills Quickly (And Get Total Job Security in the Process)

How to Build Skills Quickly (And Get Total Job Security in the Process)

Learning how to build skills quickly isn't nearly as difficult as most people make it out to be. In fact, it really comes down to a matter of proper motivation. This post will show you the basics of rapid skill building and get you on the right track.

2017 Annual Review: Not Enough Changed

2017 Annual Review: Not Enough Changed

In my 2017 annual review I reflect on what went well, what didn't, and why not enough changed in both life and business.

How to Achieve Long Term Success as a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

How to Achieve Long Term Success as a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

Starting out as a lifestyle entrepreneur, and want to know how to ensure you're still successful years later? Here's what I've learned on how to do it.

How to Make the Case to Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

How to Make the Case to Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

So many people have the ability to work remotely now but aren't doing it yet. In this post, you'll learn how to ask your boss to work remotely.

2017 Predictions: What is Going to Happen to Lifestyle Businesses?

2017 Predictions: What is Going to Happen to Lifestyle Businesses?

What is going to happen to lifestyle businesses in 2017? Will there be more opportunity, or is it best to stick with a day job? We analyze in this post.

2016 Annual Review: My Honest Perspective on This Year

2016 Annual Review: My Honest Perspective on This Year

This is the 2016 annual review for Sean Ogle and Location Rebel, taking an honest look at what went well, and what didn't.

Islay Scotch: The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Islay, Scotland

Islay Scotch: The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Islay, Scotland

Visiting the island of ISLAY, SCOTLAND? This post has everything you need to know to taste all the best ISLAY SCOTCH while you're there.

16 Incredible Accounts to Follow for Instagram Inspiration

16 Incredible Accounts to Follow for Instagram Inspiration

Looking for a little Instagram inspiration? These 16 accounts are full of motivational quotes, and cool photos that will definitely leave you inspired.

Why Every New Entrepreneur Should Travel More

Why Every New Entrepreneur Should Travel More

There are an unbelievable number of good reasons to travel more. But if you're a new entrepreneur? The benefits of traveling more get compounded in a big way. Looking for inspiration or a reason to get out and see the world. Then read this RIGHT NOW.

8 Alternatives to the 9 to 5 Schedule that Cater to the Solopreneur

8 Alternatives to the 9 to 5 Schedule that Cater to the Solopreneur

Are you a new entrepreneur, struggling to break out of the 9 to 5 mentality? This post will help.

Lifestyle Business vs. Startup: Which Is Right for You?

Lifestyle Business vs. Startup: Which Is Right for You?

Trying to figure out if you should build a lifestyle business or a startup? This post will give insight into both worlds and help you decide.

Introducing: The Desk

Introducing: The Desk

Want to know how to work from anywhere on earth? We show you how with Location Rebel and The Desk

Sudden Loss, New Beginnings and Three Simple Words

Sudden Loss, New Beginnings and Three Simple Words

A wedding. A death. And a reminder that sometimes all it takes is saying three simple words that can make a world of difference.

The Return of Apprenticeships (And How to Land One)

The Return of Apprenticeships (And How to Land One)

Apprenticeships are making a comeback and if you're a small business looking for talent, or someone hungry to learn, an apprenticeship is a good way to go.

The Risky Business of Not Taking Risks

The Risky Business of Not Taking Risks

30 Things I've Learned About Life and Business in Each of My 30 Years

30 Things I've Learned About Life and Business in Each of My 30 Years

Freedom, Travel, and Never Missing Happy Hour: 5 Things LocationRebel has Given Me

Freedom, Travel, and Never Missing Happy Hour: 5 Things LocationRebel has Given Me

The Day I Almost Got Shot with a Machine Gun in Thailand

The Day I Almost Got Shot with a Machine Gun in Thailand

The Red Shirt protests of 2010 in Bangkok were the real deal. Especially when they started shooting at me.

“You’re Not a Real Entrepreneur…”

“You’re Not a Real Entrepreneur…”

What is an Entrepreneur? There're tons of ways to be one. If you think you're not a real entrepreneur because you have a lifestyle business, think again.

The Lifestyle Expansion Dilemma (And Why it Matters to You)

The Lifestyle Expansion Dilemma (And Why it Matters to You)

My Framework for Figuring Out if Entrepreneurship is Right For You

My Framework for Figuring Out if Entrepreneurship is Right For You

A House, an Engagement, and a Huge Kick in the Ass

A House, an Engagement, and a Huge Kick in the Ass

How to Create a Workcation (And Get a Free Trip)

How to Create a Workcation (And Get a Free Trip)

10 Things I Rocked at in 2013 (And How You Can Rock Them Too)

10 Things I Rocked at in 2013 (And How You Can Rock Them Too)

Every year, I like to sit down and think the things I rocked at and the things I sucked at in my business each year. It's a good exercise to try.

10 Business and Life Lessons I Learned from My Golf Road Trip

10 Business and Life Lessons I Learned from My Golf Road Trip

I played 15 top 100 golf courses in 4 States in 15 days. Here are some of the lessons I learned while I was on the trip.

How to Work from Anywhere (While Not Falling Behind)

How to Work from Anywhere (While Not Falling Behind)

When you can work from anywhere on Earth, it becomes very easy to fall behind in either work or play. Use these strategies to stay ahead of the game.

Why “Lifestyle Design” Will Never Die

Why “Lifestyle Design” Will Never Die

Lifestyle design is a bit of a buzzword that has gotten a bad reputation. However, it's around for good whether you like it or not.

The Importance of Play

The Importance of Play

In our busy lives we tend to get bogged down from time to time and lose sight of whats really important. Take time to play in order to stay sane.

Why America Hates Anything But the Status Quo

Why America Hates Anything But the Status Quo

Americans are engrained in the status quo of their lives. Anything that contradicts this is shunned by the vast majority of the population. Until now.

The Art of Getting Lost

The Art of Getting Lost

Getting lost these days can take a fair amount of effort on your part - in a word of increasing familiarity and globalization. But it's worth every second.

The Real Cost of Living in Bali

The Real Cost of Living in Bali

The cost of living in Bali can be as little or as much as you want it to be. This is one of the many benefits to living in Asia.

How to Create Your Own Luck

How to Create Your Own Luck

Creating luck is simply a matter of showing up. I've been considered "lucky" my whole life - but it's only because I'm willing to go one step farther.

It’s All About the Adventure…

It’s All About the Adventure…

That’s what life is, an adventure. The good, the bad, and the unexpected. It all amounts to having stories to tell at the end of the day, and this will definitely result in a good one. And this one, from Kho Phi Phi Thailand, is a great one.

10 Realities of Working From a Tropical Island

10 Realities of Working From a Tropical Island

Working from a tropical island is not necessarily as glamorous as you might like to think. Here's an honest assessment of what it's like working from Bali.

How to Live and Work In Bali for Free

How to Live and Work In Bali for Free

The Tropical MBA wants someone to come live and work in Bali for free. Interns will live in a villa in Seminyak and become a true lifestyle entrepreneur. This was the experience that changed my life, so check it out.

Why Do People Hate on the Four Hour Workweek?

Why Do People Hate on the Four Hour Workweek?

Is the four hour work week actually possible? A lot of people don't think so. Here's what I have to say to them...

3 Life Lessons I learned from the Guy in the 7up Commercials

3 Life Lessons I learned from the Guy in the 7up Commercials

Orlando Jones (aka the guy in the 7up commercials) showed up at our place in LA the other night and proceeded to give some of the most inspiring advice I'd received in awhile.

How to Add Value to Your Life By Saying Yes

How to Add Value to Your Life By Saying Yes

Saying yes may be one of the most underrated aspects of changing your life. Here we look at the benefits that can be achieved through the art of saying yes.

A False Sense of Credibility

A False Sense of Credibility

Credibility is an interesting topic. Who should you listen to and what is just noise? The more genuine you are, the easier it is to build credibility

The Curse of the Maximalist Lifestyle

The Curse of the Maximalist Lifestyle

There has been a lot of talk about minimalism lately, but not nearly enough emphasis on the opposite end of the spectrum - the maximalist lifestyle

The Mental Evolution of a Cubicle Dweller

The Mental Evolution of a Cubicle Dweller

How I went from a conformist living in a cubicle, to preparing to move to Thailand to experience life the way it was meant to be lived.

This Blog is 6 Months Old. Am I a Success?

This Blog is 6 Months Old. Am I a Success?

Location Rebel is six months old. I've got some readers, I just left my job, but is this blog a success? Let's look at the facts....

Finding the Courage to Go Through With It

Finding the Courage to Go Through With It

Is there something in your life that you have been wanting to do, but keep putting off due to the fear of uncertainty? Well lucky for you, you're not alone.

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Ever been a time in your life where you have to make a decision but dont know what to do? I've been there. Here's what to do, when you don't know what to do

Accountability and a Comfortable Life

Accountability and a Comfortable Life

A look into how having a comfortable life can force you to sacrifice your broader experiences

Create Your Own College Education

Create Your Own College Education

Why spend thousands of dollars to get a traditional degree, when you can create your own college education for a fraction of the cost.

How to Build a Lifestyle Business

How to Grow a Podcast from Zero to 400k Downloads a Month in 2022

How to Grow a Podcast from Zero to 400k Downloads a Month in 2022

Thinking about starting a podcast? Here's exactly how to grow a podcast from nothing to over 400k downloads a month.

The Truth About the 3 Different Types of Entrepreneurs

The Truth About the 3 Different Types of Entrepreneurs

There are three different types of entrepreneurs. Understanding which one is the best fit for you is crucial if you want your business to be a success.

10 Things You Can Do Today to Start a Lifestyle Business

10 Things You Can Do Today to Start a Lifestyle Business

Want to learn how to start a lifestyle business, but don't know what to do? No problem, here are ten things you can start doing TODAY, to build a business.

Business Mistakes: 5 Things I’d Do Differently if Starting Over in 2022

Business Mistakes: 5 Things I’d Do Differently if Starting Over in 2022

I've made a LOT of business mistakes. And if I were starting over this year, there's a lot I'd change, here are the biggest things I'd do differently.

Why A “Bridge Business” Has Been the Missing Piece in Your Life

Why A “Bridge Business” Has Been the Missing Piece in Your Life

A bridge business might be the missing piece you've been looking for if you've wanted to start a business, but are afraid to leave your job, and don't feel like you've had the tools or know-how necessary to take the leap into working for yourself.

My 2020 Annual Review

My 2020 Annual Review

2020 was the year that, well, wasn't. Despite this, there was a lot of good that came out of it for me and our business. What exactly? See my annual review.

How to Setup a Mastermind Group (And Why It’s a Fast Track to Success)

How to Setup a Mastermind Group (And Why It’s a Fast Track to Success)

How to Choose Which Business Idea to Run With

How to Choose Which Business Idea to Run With

Most new entrepreneurs fail for one reason, they don;t know how to choose an idea. They try too many things. Avoid this by following our advice here.

4 Things to Expect from Location Rebel in 2020

4 Things to Expect from Location Rebel in 2020

What can you expect on Location Rebel in 2020? Specifically there are 4 things we're going to do to help you build your lifestyle business THIS YEAR.

How to Build an Awesome Remote Team to Work from Anywhere

How to Build an Awesome Remote Team to Work from Anywhere

Many soloprenuers need more help but don't want the stress of an office or full-time employees. Sound familiar? Learn how to build a your own remote team.

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome By Becoming a “Relative Expert”

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome By Becoming a “Relative Expert”

Struggle with imposter syndrome? Don't worry, we ALL do. And there's one secret I've discovered for beating imposter snydrome once and for all.

How to Find a Mentor (And Why It’s So Important You Do)

How to Find a Mentor (And Why It’s So Important You Do)

Starting a business and trying to figure out how to find a mentor? I show you exactly how to do it, and why it's SO important you do so.

The Best Email Marketing Tips for Beginners (From ConvertKit’s COO)

The Best Email Marketing Tips for Beginners (From ConvertKit’s COO)

I took to the mountains with ConvertKit COO, Barrett Brooks to get him to spill his best email marketing tips for beginners.

How to Set Goals and Achieve Them in 2020

How to Set Goals and Achieve Them in 2020

Trying to figure out how to set goals and achieve them in 2020? Good news, all it takes is one simple change to your goals to see massive results.

How to Start an Online Business (It’s Easier than You Think)

How to Start an Online Business (It’s Easier than You Think)

Want to learn how to start an online business, but unsure of where to begin? This post will help answer all your questions and give you the next steps.

Overcome Uncertainty: How To Turn Uncertainty into an Asset

Overcome Uncertainty: How To Turn Uncertainty into an Asset

Learning how to overcome uncertainty and embrace that fear is hard. You know this. But do you realize how valuable it can be to turn uncertainty into an asset?

Daily Blog Update Week #3: Heading into the Home Stretch

Daily Blog Update Week #3: Heading into the Home Stretch

We're three weeks in to the Location Rebel daily blog experiment. And so far? It's been a mix of good and bad, and pretty much exactly as I'd expected.

Screw the Box: Why You Should Differentiate Your Brand and Business

Screw the Box: Why You Should Differentiate Your Brand and Business

It's really easy to fall into the trap of doing the same thing as everyone else. But if you want to succeed online, you need to differentiate your brand from everyone else out there.

How to Bust Through the “Make it or Break it” Period of a New Business

How to Bust Through the “Make it or Break it” Period of a New Business

When you're starting a new lifestyle business, the make it or break it period is the time when most people quit. But with planning, you can avoid this.

How to Get People to Say Yes (Using These 4 Secret Words)

How to Get People to Say Yes (Using These 4 Secret Words)

Want to know how to get more people to say yes to your email requests or pitches? The answer is simple. All you have to do is this one extremely counter intuitive thing. You'll be amazed at how well this works in getting people to say YES.

I’ve Read Dozens of Business and Self Help Books Here are My Biggest Lessons

I’ve Read Dozens of Business and Self Help Books Here are My Biggest Lessons

There are so many business and self help books out there it can be hard to know what to read and where to start. In this post, we've done that for you. Here are over 20 books each with a quote and an important lesson.

Want Engagement? Be Engaged.

Want Engagement? Be Engaged.

There's a secret for how to get engagement on YouTube and Instagram that nobody talks about. It's not the answer people want to hear, and it may not be the one you're expecting. But frankly, if you can answer this one question with a yes, you'll have no problem getting subscribers and enagement.

Hitting the Reset Button on Location Rebel

Hitting the Reset Button on Location Rebel

Sometimes in a business you need to take a step back and hit the reset button. Start over. Fresh eyes. Back to basics. Whatever you want to call it. This is what we're doing with Location Rebel right now. Click to see what this means.

Welcome to the New Location Rebel (Again)

Welcome to the New Location Rebel (Again)

Two years ago we relaunched Location Rebel on a new platform. It didn't work out so well, and now we're back on Wordpress and better than ever! Come see what's new.

One Vs. Many

One Vs. Many

Should you try and just start one business? Or should you try and start multiple? When building a lifestyle business, this is an important choice.

How to Bust Out of a Business Plateau

How to Bust Out of a Business Plateau

Feel like you're in a business plateau? Here are four things we're doing to bust out of the plateau we've found ourselves in.

Why Having a Community is Essential to Becoming a Solopreneur

Why Having a Community is Essential to Becoming a Solopreneur

If there's one thing I've learned over the last few years having a community is really important, especially if you're trying to build a business. That's why we think Location Rebel is the best solopreneur community online.

Why I’m Killing Location 180

Why I’m Killing Location 180

15 Characteristics to Look for in Remote Teams

15 Characteristics to Look for in Remote Teams

How to Make Your First Dollar Online

How to Make Your First Dollar Online

Want to know the best ways to earn money online? In this post, I lay out the ways I would approach making money online if I had to start from scratch.

Lifestyle Business vs. Startup: Which Is Right for You?

Lifestyle Business vs. Startup: Which Is Right for You?

Trying to figure out if you should build a lifestyle business or a startup? This post will give insight into both worlds and help you decide.

The Ultimate Launch Checklist (For Your Next Sale)

The Ultimate Launch Checklist (For Your Next Sale)

Getting ready to launch your first online product? Use this checklist to make sure you don't miss any big opportunities with your sale.

Introducing: The Desk

Introducing: The Desk

Want to know how to work from anywhere on earth? We show you how with Location Rebel and The Desk

How to Decide if You Should Hire Your First Employee

How to Decide if You Should Hire Your First Employee

Should you hire an employee? That can be a tough question for a solopreneur or business owner. If you can answer these questions though, it may be time.

How to Triple Your Online Business Profits (In 90 Days or Less)

How to Triple Your Online Business Profits (In 90 Days or Less)

If you want to triple your online business profits, there are three games you can play to kickstart your goal.

How to Create a Webinar (that Converts) in 48 Hours

How to Create a Webinar (that Converts) in 48 Hours

Been trying to figure out how to create a webinar that converts into sales? This post shows you everything you need to know to create a webinar.

How to Get Better at Sales in 48 Hours (Even if You Hate Selling)

How to Get Better at Sales in 48 Hours (Even if You Hate Selling)

Really want to get better at sales for your freelancing business? Hate selling? Follow David Anderson's advice and watch your comfort level skyrocket.

How to Build an Email List Without Having a Blog or Website

How to Build an Email List Without Having a Blog or Website

It's possible to build an email list without a blog or website - and the benefits are even more vast than you might expect. Here's how to do it.

7 Steps to Building a Location Independent Business in Your Hometown

7 Steps to Building a Location Independent Business in Your Hometown

How to Use the Pamphlet Principle to Increase Sales and Build Relationships

How to Use the Pamphlet Principle to Increase Sales and Build Relationships

The Five Year Anniversary of Location Rebel

The Five Year Anniversary of Location Rebel

I find myself on the morning of the five year anniversary for Location Rebel writing this and having only one word swirling through my mind. Gratitude.

How to Decide if Entrepreneurship is Right for You

How to Decide if Entrepreneurship is Right for You

Are you trying to figure out if entrepreneurship is right for you? Here are five questions to ask yourself as you get started.

How I Got Rand Fishkin and Michael Hyatt to Shoot a Video on My Behalf (Having Never Talked to Them Before)

How I Got Rand Fishkin and Michael Hyatt to Shoot a Video on My Behalf (Having Never Talked to Them Before)

How to Use Optimize Press to Create a Winning Sales Page

How to Use Optimize Press to Create a Winning Sales Page

Optimize Press is one of the best tools for learning how to create a sales page. It's easy to use, and looks great as you'll see in this optimize press review.

How to Come Up with An Incredible Business Idea (And Validate It)

How to Come Up with An Incredible Business Idea (And Validate It)

Are you struggling to come up with a good business idea? It's easier than you might think, and here's a framework that will provide unlimited ideas.

10 Business and Life Lessons I Learned from My Golf Road Trip

10 Business and Life Lessons I Learned from My Golf Road Trip

I played 15 top 100 golf courses in 4 States in 15 days. Here are some of the lessons I learned while I was on the trip.

How to Become a Facebook Expert in 48 Hours

How to Become a Facebook Expert in 48 Hours

Is your Facebook community still struggling? No comments or engagement? This post walks you through exactly how to become a Facebook expert.

Build a Business, Live Anywhere, Achieve Freedom (Best of LR)

Build a Business, Live Anywhere, Achieve Freedom (Best of LR)

Ever wanted to build a business that allowed you to live anywhere? These posts from Location 180 will get you going in the right direction.

7 Biggest Mistakes I’ve Personally Made as a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

7 Biggest Mistakes I’ve Personally Made as a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

We all make mistakes, but it's only through recognizing them and making a conscious effort to change do we learn anything and grow from them.

How Much Info Should You Give Away for Free on Your Blog?

How Much Info Should You Give Away for Free on Your Blog?

Deciding what to give away for free on your blog versus what you should charge for is not as difficult a question as you think. Here's why.

Everything I’ve Learned About Email Marketing (And a Little Something Special)

Everything I’ve Learned About Email Marketing (And a Little Something Special)

Trying to figure out how to get into email marketing for your blog or website? Here's what you need to know to get started.

3 Critical Components to a Passive Income Business

3 Critical Components to a Passive Income Business

Wanting to build a passive income business? Build your business with these three components in mind and you'll be making money in no time.

Why Being in “Maintenance Mode”; is Killing Your Business

Why Being in “Maintenance Mode”; is Killing Your Business

It's way too easy to fall into passive, maintenance mode with your business. If you truly want to reach your goals, you have to be active with your business

How the 80/20 Principle Cost Me Over $100,000 This Year

How the 80/20 Principle Cost Me Over $100,000 This Year

I'm pretty good at following the 80/20 principle, however there comes a time where if you don't focus on the right things, you could lose a lot of money.

How to Create a Killer List Building Offer (Even if You Have No Product to Sell)

How to Create a Killer List Building Offer (Even if You Have No Product to Sell)

Want to build your email list. In this tutorial we show you have to craft the perfect offer for building your list and happy readers and customers.

How to Get Your Message in Front of the Right People

How to Get Your Message in Front of the Right People

The size of your audience doesn't matter unless you're giving them what they want to hear. So how do you find those right people for your message?

The Hardest Decision I’ve Had to Make All Year

The Hardest Decision I’ve Had to Make All Year

6 Things I Learned About Business from a Day at Disneyland

6 Things I Learned About Business from a Day at Disneyland

Disneyland has it down when it comes to getting you to do what they want - and being happy about it. Here are 6 of the ways they do that.

Five Questions to Answer Before Creating Your First Product

Five Questions to Answer Before Creating Your First Product

27 Things I’ve Learned About Business in 27 Years

27 Things I’ve Learned About Business in 27 Years

It's my 27th birthday, so I thought I'd reflect on some of the best lessons I've learned about life and business in my lifetime.

The Importance of Strategy and Tactics

The Importance of Strategy and Tactics

These days too many people focus solely on the tactics of their business. That said, if there is no strategy behind the tactics you're doomed.

The Year of Discipline

The Year of Discipline

I like to have an overarching theme to each year as it relates to my life and business. 2011 was all about confidence. 2012 is the year of discipline.

10 Things I Rocked at in 2011 (And How You Can Rock Them Too)

10 Things I Rocked at in 2011 (And How You Can Rock Them Too)

There were a lot of things I did well in 2011, as well as some things that needed work. This post looks at the former.

14 Questions to Answer Before Starting a Membership Site

14 Questions to Answer Before Starting a Membership Site

Thinking about starting a membership site or community? Answer these questions before you start to ensure there's a market for your membership site.

Why My Lifestyle Business Has Been So Successful

Why My Lifestyle Business Has Been So Successful

Building a successful lifestyle business isn't easy, but it can be a lot of fun. I've spent the last two years figuring it all out

Would You Rather Have a Beer or a Business?

Would You Rather Have a Beer or a Business?

We all realize it logically: you have to spend money to make money. But that doesn't mean it's always easy. In this post you'll learn a few easy ways you can reframe your concerns and start investing in yourself and your business.

Defining goals for Location Rebel

Defining goals for Location Rebel

There is a lot I don't know about seanogle.com, but here are the initial defining goals that I hope to achieve in the next 12 months.

The Beginning of seanogle.com

The Beginning of seanogle.com

This is the very first post for Sean Ogle's blog. Here's where the journey to being Location Rebel begins. Stay tuned for more.

Quit Your Job: Create a New Business

How to Create Your Dream Job

How to Create Your Dream Job

Still trying to find your dream job? Good luck. If you want to truly find happiness you need to learn how to CREATE your dream job.

When Should You Quit Your Job? Questions to Answer First

When Should You Quit Your Job? Questions to Answer First

Thinking of quitting your job? Answer these 6 questions about your transition, and you'll be way ahead of the game emotionally.

How a Photo on My Desk Led to Me Quitting My Job

How a Photo on My Desk Led to Me Quitting My Job

For three years I stared at this photo on my desk every day. It provided motivation, encouragement, and it served as a reminder for what I really wanted in life.

How to Quit Your Job and Move to Hawaii (In Less Than Two Months)

How to Quit Your Job and Move to Hawaii (In Less Than Two Months)

Quit your job, move to Hawaii. That's the dream, isn't it? How many times have you sat in your day job and dreamt about white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and sipping maitais day in and day out. Now learn exactly how to move to Hawaii, and if it's all it is cracked up to be.

How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Bridges (13 Easy Strategies)

How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Bridges (13 Easy Strategies)

Trying to figure out how to quit your job without burning bridges? GREAT. These 13 easy strategies will help you quit once and for all on good terms.

You Should’t Quit Your Job…Yet.

You Should’t Quit Your Job…Yet.

Wondering when you should quit your job? The answer? Don't. At least not yet. Hear me out on this, trust me, it's important. See why you shouldn't quit yet.

Is Everything Going to Be Ok? Well, it Depends

Is Everything Going to Be Ok? Well, it Depends

You might be wondering "is everything going to be ok?" And the answer is, well, maybe. Fortunately, there are a few things you can start doing right now that will drastically increase your chances of success and to make sure everything is going to be alright and work out in your favor.

How to Make the Case to Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

How to Make the Case to Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

So many people have the ability to work remotely now but aren't doing it yet. In this post, you'll learn how to ask your boss to work remotely.

Vlog 15: How to Quit Your Job

Vlog 15: How to Quit Your Job

Trying to figure out how to quit your job? This video shows you how to prepare and gives 5 strategies for how to tell your boss.

14 Things Location Rebels Can Do That Employees Can’t

14 Things Location Rebels Can Do That Employees Can’t

What to Do Immediately After Quitting Your Job

What to Do Immediately After Quitting Your Job

Quitting your job can be one of the most emotional and difficult decisions of your life. Here's how to cope after quitting or getting laid off.

Two Months After Quitting My Job? I’m in a rut.

Two Months After Quitting My Job? I’m in a rut.

What happens AFTER you quit your job? Two months into leaving my job, I'm....in a bit of a rut. Here's why, and here's what I'm doing about it.

My Last Day…

My Last Day…

Tuesday was my last day at my financial job. I am coming to terms with the reality that I now must find a way to pay bills and find my passion.

Productivity: How to Level Up Your Business

I Don’t Care What You Say, You’re Being Lazy

I Don’t Care What You Say, You’re Being Lazy

Let's face it, you're lazy. Mentally, physically, it's time to own up to it and make a change. Are you prepared for that?

2021 Review: 5 Good Things, 5 Bad Things, 5 Goals for 2022

2021 Review: 5 Good Things, 5 Bad Things, 5 Goals for 2022

This is my 2021 annual review. We look at 5 things that worked, 5 things that didn't, and 5 goals for life and business in 2022.

Why You Should Stop Comparing Yourself to Others (And How to Do It)

Why You Should Stop Comparing Yourself to Others (And How to Do It)

Want to know how to stop comparing yourself to others? While it's not easy, these 3 simple steps will make it easier to stop comparing yourself to others.

How to Get Out of a Rut (Here’s the 10 Things That Worked Best for Me)

How to Get Out of a Rut (Here’s the 10 Things That Worked Best for Me)

In a funk? Need help figuring out how to get out of that rut? Believe me, I know how that goes. Here's what I've done to break out of my latest rut.

How to Stay Positive When Everyone Else is Doing Better Than You

How to Stay Positive When Everyone Else is Doing Better Than You

Is everyone around you having more success than you are? Feeling frustrated, jealous, and stagnant? Here's how to bounce back.

Why You Should Stop Working at Noon Everyday

Why You Should Stop Working at Noon Everyday

Looking for a productivity hack that is actually enjoyable, AND will help you get more done while spending less time working? This is for you.

How to Manage Multiple Projects (And Actually Get Things Done)

How to Manage Multiple Projects (And Actually Get Things Done)

Over the years I've started a lot of new ventures. But it wasn't until I learned how to manage multiple projects that I really started seeing results.

How to Maintain Momentum After a 30 Day Challenge

How to Maintain Momentum After a 30 Day Challenge

Anyone can start and complete a 30 day challenge. But it's what happens AFTER the 30 days are up that are the most important. This is what you need to do.

Productivity Isn’t the Problem. This Is…

Productivity Isn’t the Problem. This Is…

So you have a problem with productivity....don't we all. But the solution to your problem, and how you FEEL about productivity isn't what you think it is. Realizing that this ONE thing was the biggest reason my productivity was lacking was a total game changer.

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Creating Your Own 30 Day Challenge

Ready to start doing that thing you said you were going to do? Awesome, take this 30 day challenge and get started with us. With just a few of these tricks you'll be able to kickstart positive habits and routines you've been struggling with for years.

Digital Nomad Productivity: 15 Strategies for Working on the Road

Digital Nomad Productivity: 15 Strategies for Working on the Road

When you're a digital nomad getting working while traveling can be really difficult. But it doesn't have to be. With these 15 digital nomad productivity hacks, you'll get more done, have more experiences, and make working from the road as enjoyable as possible.

How Waking Up at 6am Everyday for 2 Weeks Changed My Business Trajectory

How Waking Up at 6am Everyday for 2 Weeks Changed My Business Trajectory

One of the hardest things I've ever had to learn how to do was start waking up at 6am. Now that I do it, my productivity has skyrocketed, I get more done than ever. Learn some of my best tips on why waking up at 6am can dramatically improve your life.

How To Finally Take Action: The 30 Day Challenge

How To Finally Take Action: The 30 Day Challenge

Have you been struggling to actually take action and hit your goals? Now might be just the right time for a 30 day challenge. Learn how to get started here.

How to Wake Up Earlier (3 No Brainer Tactics)

How to Wake Up Earlier (3 No Brainer Tactics)

Productivity is a huge tool for success, especially for freelancers. In this post, you'll learn three tactics that will show you how to wake up earlier.

How to Be More Confident (One Super Easy Strategy)

How to Be More Confident (One Super Easy Strategy)

Trying to figure out how to be more confident? Look no further! There is one incredibly simple thing you can do RIGHT NOW, to immediately gain confidence.

How to Get Over Jet Lag (And Why You Shouldn’t Want to)

How to Get Over Jet Lag (And Why You Shouldn’t Want to)

I know you're trying to figure out how to get over jet lag But trust me, the cure to jet lag isn't what you think it is. Click to see what I mean.

4 Unconventional Productivity Hacks And Habits That Actually Work

4 Unconventional Productivity Hacks And Habits That Actually Work

Want to change your habits and routines so you finally start getting things done and being productive? The Pavlok 2 can help you get there, find out how.

How to Accomplish Your Goals: The Stair Step Method

How to Accomplish Your Goals: The Stair Step Method

Want to accomplish your goals? Even those big ones? You're in the right place. Use the stair step method to hit all those goals and live the life you want.

Time Management Tips: 12 Ways To Skyrocket Your Productivity

Time Management Tips: 12 Ways To Skyrocket Your Productivity

Feel like you're lacking something when it comes to productivity? This post can help, we've got 12 time management tips to get your schedule under control.

How to Relieve Stress (A Practical Guide)

How to Relieve Stress (A Practical Guide)

Want to learn how to relieve stress? This practical guide to stress relief, will help you be more productive, while feeling less overwhelmed in the process.

13 Essential Tools We Use for Our Business

13 Essential Tools We Use for Our Business

In this post, we cover the 13 office essentials at Location Rebel. The tools we use to run this business from anywhere in the world. Check it out.

The Simple 4 Step System for Rocking All of Your Goals

The Simple 4 Step System for Rocking All of Your Goals

Want to create systems to help you accomplish all of your 2019 goals? This simple four step process is all you need.

How to Prioritize When You Have Too Much to Do

How to Prioritize When You Have Too Much to Do

Learning HOW TO PRIORITIZE when you have a lot of work can be difficult. But prioritization is easier than you think when you know your 3 non negotiables.

Self Motivation: 10 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Entrepreneur

Self Motivation: 10 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Entrepreneur

Struggling with SELF MOTIVATION? Staying motivated can be especially stuff as an entrepreneur or when you work for yourself. These 10 tactics WILL help.

Stressed About Money? 10 Ways to Stop Feeling Stressed

Stressed About Money? 10 Ways to Stop Feeling Stressed

Constantly feeling stressed about money? You're not alone! Use these 10 strategies to help feel relief every time you get stressed out.

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking Summary (Plus How to Apply it to Your Business)

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking Summary (Plus How to Apply it to Your Business)

Becoming a better thinker is a hard thing, but there's one secret weapon. It's this book: The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking. In this post, we'll break down the 5 elements you need to become a more effective thinker.

Why Circular Urgency is Killing Your Productivity (And How to Fix It)

Why Circular Urgency is Killing Your Productivity (And How to Fix It)

I've found a pattern that seems to be at the heart of many of my procrastination tendencies. I call it the Circular Urgency Dilemma, and my guess is it's something you've experienced as well, regardless of whether you have a job, own a business, or are a student.

Tips on Creating the Perfect Desk Setup (No Matter Where You Are)

Tips on Creating the Perfect Desk Setup (No Matter Where You Are)

Being productive can be hard in the best of circumstances, nevermind when you're on the road. In this post, we show you who to create the best desk setup to get you in the mood to get work done.

How to Beat Procrastination: 15 Strategies for Working From Home

How to Beat Procrastination: 15 Strategies for Working From Home

Do you work from home? Do you notoriously procrastinate on everything? Wish you knew how to beat procrastination? These are 15 strategies I've found to help combat that.

15 Awesome Work Tools With Offline Features

15 Awesome Work Tools With Offline Features

When you're traveling, there are points that you're going to have no wifi. Does that mean you can't work? Not when you have these offline apps. These awesome tools work offline to make sure you never miss work.

How to Keep Your Everyday Negative Emotions in Perspective

How to Keep Your Everyday Negative Emotions in Perspective

Do you spend a lot of of time stressing out over the little things in life? Follow these three steps to reduce your stress for these things.

31 Things You Can Add to Your Morning Routine to Increase Your Productivity

31 Things You Can Add to Your Morning Routine to Increase Your Productivity

Want to solidify your morning routine, but not entirely sure how to go about doing it? Here are 31 different things you can add to it.

The Simple 4 Step Process For Managing Stress

The Simple 4 Step Process For Managing Stress

Struggling to manage stress levels in your life and business? This simple process will help clear your mind, get more done, and ease anxiety.

10 Self Care Strategies for New Location Rebels

10 Self Care Strategies for New Location Rebels

How to Stop Wasting Time (2 Incredibly Easy Strategies)

How to Stop Wasting Time (2 Incredibly Easy Strategies)

Do you waste a lot of time? Sit on your phone and play stupid games or mindlessly browse the internet or YouTube? Me too. Or at least I used to do it A LOT. These two strategies to stop wasting time were an absolute game changer though. Check em out.

How to Get Into Flow State First Thing in the Morning (And Stay there All Day Long)

How to Get Into Flow State First Thing in the Morning (And Stay there All Day Long)

Getting into flow state is when we reach our greatest potential and do our best work. But how do you get there? And more importantly, how do you stay there?

The Practical Guide to Breaking Out of a Funk

The Practical Guide to Breaking Out of a Funk

Want to know how to break out of a funk? This post is all you need.

How I Maximize Productivity While I Travel

How I Maximize Productivity While I Travel

My Best Secret for Killing Procrastination and Getting Stuff Done

My Best Secret for Killing Procrastination and Getting Stuff Done

How to Set Useful New Years Resolutions (And My Personal Goals for 2014)

How to Set Useful New Years Resolutions (And My Personal Goals for 2014)

How to set new years resolutions that you'll actually stick to throughout the year.

Lifestyle Tools

Digital Nomad Travel

When Life Gives You Lemons? Do This One Shockingly Simple Thing

When Life Gives You Lemons? Do This One Shockingly Simple Thing

Sometimes things won't go according to plan. So when life gives you lemons? What do you do? The answer might be easier than you think.

How to Make Travel More Enjoyable by Finding “Your Thing”

How to Make Travel More Enjoyable by Finding “Your Thing”

Want to know how to make travel more enjoyable and to get the most out of your trips and vacations? There's one thing you need to do....literally. %

Stress Free Travel: How to Avoid Travel Mistakes

Stress Free Travel: How to Avoid Travel Mistakes

Want to learn how to have stress free travel experiences? Take it from someone who has been in some dicey travel situations. The secret to remaining stress free all comes down to ONE word. Can you guess what it is?

Canadian Rockies: 6 Days Exploring the Most Insanely Beautiful Place on Earth

Canadian Rockies: 6 Days Exploring the Most Insanely Beautiful Place on Earth

Visiting Alberta and the Canadian Rockies is something I can't believe I didn't do sooner. It might be the most spectacular place I've ever been. EVER.

Digital Nomad for a Decade: 33 Lessons Learned About Life and Business

Digital Nomad for a Decade: 33 Lessons Learned About Life and Business

I've officially been a digital nomad for 10 years. Here are 33 lessons I've learned about life and business during my time as a lifestyle entrepreneur.

Lost Passport: The Most Humiliating Travel Mistake of My Life

Lost Passport: The Most Humiliating Travel Mistake of My Life

It's every traveler's worst nightmare: the lost passport. While visiting Japan I made the worst travel mistake of my life. Here's how I recovered from it.

Is Bali Expensive to Visit?

Is Bali Expensive to Visit?

Bali, Indonesia is a beautiful tropical paradise that isn't nearly as expensive as you'd imagine.

In 2019 I Traveled the World and Shot 72 Videos, Here are the Highlights

In 2019 I Traveled the World and Shot 72 Videos, Here are the Highlights

In 2019 I shot 72 videos, and many of them were from some pretty cool and exotic locations. Here are my favorite digital nomad videos and vlogs of 2019.

Best Gifts for Travelers: 45 Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas for the Digital Nomad

Best Gifts for Travelers: 45 Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas for the Digital Nomad

Trying to find the best gifts for travelers in your life? We've got 45 of the very best gift ideas for the business person or digital nomad.

Becoming a Digital Nomad: Why You SHOULDN’T Do It

Becoming a Digital Nomad: Why You SHOULDN’T Do It

Becoming a digital nomad is great, but it might not be everything your're expecting. Consider these realities of the digital nomad lifestyle before you start.

The 4 Things You Have to do to Stay Happy as a Digital Nomad

The 4 Things You Have to do to Stay Happy as a Digital Nomad

Staying happy as a digital nomad may be tougher than you think. But if you do these 4 things, you'll have a much more fulfilling life as a solopreneur.

Why Thousands of Digital Nomads Failed to Sustain the Lifestyle

Why Thousands of Digital Nomads Failed to Sustain the Lifestyle

Why did thousands of people say they were becoming digital nomads, only to ultimately fail, pack it in, and move home? I have a theory...

Best Travel Hacks: The 5 Travel Hacks that Save Me THOUSANDS Each Year

Best Travel Hacks: The 5 Travel Hacks that Save Me THOUSANDS Each Year

Quite simply, these are the best travel hacks I know of. The ones that save me thousands of dollars a year and make my travel MUCH more comfortable as well.

Top 50 Bars in the World: An Update on My Latest Quest

Top 50 Bars in the World: An Update on My Latest Quest

I've traveled the world over in pursuit of visiting the top 50 bars in the world. See what's the best, the worse, and where you should go visit yourself.

Cool Offices: The 20 Coolest Offices from Across the Globe

Cool Offices: The 20 Coolest Offices from Across the Globe

Need a little office inspiration? These are 20 of the coolest offices from across the world. The best offices are often the most unconventional, so if you're looking to work from the road, and are looking for cool offices to check out? Look no further than these spectacular work locations.

24 Things I Learned from Taking a Two Month Global Sabbatical

24 Things I Learned from Taking a Two Month Global Sabbatical

After 2 months, 6 countries, 10 flights, 22 beds, 26 cocktail bars, and over 4,000 km driven – my lessons from a two month sabbatical with my wife.

Traveling Abroad Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before a Big Trip

Traveling Abroad Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before a Big Trip

Before every big trip I go through a traveling abroad checklist. This helps me make sure I'm reducing my stress as much as possible, and more importantly sets things up so that life is as easy as possible when I get back. Trust me #7 in particular is a MUST.

How to Make Friends While Traveling

How to Make Friends While Traveling

Traveling is awesome, but it can be hard to make friends while traveling. Not anymore, in this post, you'll learn tips to make friends on your next trip.

Singapore Suites Class: How to Fly the $10,455 Flight for 97% Less

Singapore Suites Class: How to Fly the $10,455 Flight for 97% Less

SINGAPORE SUITES CLASS is as good as it gets on an airplane, and is MUCH easier to book than you think using Chase Ultimate Rewards Points. Let me show you.

Plan a Trip: My 9 Most Indispensable Travel Tools

Plan a Trip: My 9 Most Indispensable Travel Tools

There are a million travel tools out there, so it's hard to figure out which ones really work. In this post, we share the best travel tools to help you with your trip planning.

Location 180 Digs Episode 6: Shangri-La Maldives Treehouse Villa

Location 180 Digs Episode 6: Shangri-La Maldives Treehouse Villa

I stayed at the Shangri-La Maldives Treehouse Villa on my honeymoon and HAD to pull out my camera and shoot a video on how amazing it is. Check it out.

22 Fantastic Destinations for the Lifestyle Entrepreneur

22 Fantastic Destinations for the Lifestyle Entrepreneur

Trying to decide where to go live and work abroad on your next adventure? Look no further, these 22 spots have something for everyone.

How to Work Remotely While Having the Adventure of a Lifetime

How to Work Remotely While Having the Adventure of a Lifetime

Ever wanted to work remotely, travel the world, and have a crazy adventure in the process? Dakota shows you how it can be done.

10 Reasons You Should Move to Asia to Start Your Lifestyle Business

10 Reasons You Should Move to Asia to Start Your Lifestyle Business

Moving to Asia is one of the best ways to start a lifestyle business. It's not just the cheap cost of living that makes it worthwhile.

6 Things No One Tells You About Running a Business While Traveling Full Time

6 Things No One Tells You About Running a Business While Traveling Full Time

10 Things I Learned from My First 48 Hours in Scotland

10 Things I Learned from My First 48 Hours in Scotland

How Having a Quest Has Made My Life 10x Better

How Having a Quest Has Made My Life 10x Better

Today Chris Guillebeau releases The Happiness of Pursuit. Because of this I've reflected upon my own quests and how they've shaped my life.

Best Travel Stories: 5+ Short Travel Stories from a Digital Nomad

Best Travel Stories: 5+ Short Travel Stories from a Digital Nomad

Being a digital nomad has a way of leading to a lot of interesting travel stories. This is an ever evolving post of some of my best travel stories from the last decade of being a location independent lifestyle entrepreneur.

How to Live the High Life in Bali

How to Live the High Life in Bali

As many of you know, I'm slightly enamored with the lifestyle of the super-rich. It's a fascination that I've had my whole life, and I'm not entirely sure where it stems from. So when I had the chance to live the high life in Bali, for way less than you'd think, I jumped at the chance.

An American's Guide to Carnival in Rio: The Carnival Celebration

An American's Guide to Carnival in Rio: The Carnival Celebration

There is a lot more to carnival in Rio than just the parade and Sambadromo. Read about what else to expect here!

Backpacking Through Europe – Without the Backpack…

Backpacking Through Europe – Without the Backpack…

A short story about how I went backpacking through Europe, without my backpack. Turns out, it made it home before I did!

An American’s Guide to Carnival: The Parade

An American’s Guide to Carnival: The Parade

In this part 3 of 6 in an American's Guide to Carnival you'll learn all about the parade itself and the Sambadromo. Don't miss it!

An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio: What to Expect When you Land

An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio: What to Expect When you Land

When taking a trip to Brazil for Carnival in Rio, you probably have no idea what to expect. This guide will give you the basics of what it's like in Brazil.

Gringo-izing Brazil: An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio

Gringo-izing Brazil: An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio

An American's Guide to traveling to carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Keep reading to learn how to make the most of Carnival in Rio.

Bucket List

21 Best Bucket List Books for Doing More in Life

21 Best Bucket List Books for Doing More in Life

Wanting to do more cool stuff in life? Or maybe make a major change? These are the best bucket list books we've found for helping you do exactly that.

How to Create a Bucket List in 10 Easy Steps

How to Create a Bucket List in 10 Easy Steps

Want to do more with your life? Then start with writing a bucket list. This post shows you exactly how to create a bucket list of your own.

How to Create a Reverse Bucket List

How to Create a Reverse Bucket List

Want a better way to look at your past accomplishments and be grateful for what you have done? Well, look no further than the reverse bucket list.

A $300,000 Decision, Major Failures, and What’s to Come

A $300,000 Decision, Major Failures, and What’s to Come

I'm gonna get real honest in this Location Rebel update post. Where is Location Rebel and where is it going this next year? Read on to find out.

Visit Jordan: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling to Jordan

Visit Jordan: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling to Jordan

Thinking of going to visit Jordan? You SHOULD. Petra, Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, Amman, it's all incredible. This post shows you everything you need to know.

Cuba Travel: What it’s Really Like to Visit Havana as an American

Cuba Travel: What it’s Really Like to Visit Havana as an American

What is Cuba travel really like as an American? Well, honestly? It was completly different than I expected it to be. See how in this recap.

What it’s like to Play Pebble Beach for the First Time

What it’s like to Play Pebble Beach for the First Time

Playing Pebble Beach has been a bucket list item for me my entire life. But the day I actually made it happen, surpassed all possible expectations.

How I Almost Got The Bucket Shot Like Peter McKinnon – But Failed

How I Almost Got The Bucket Shot Like Peter McKinnon – But Failed

Peter McKinnon recently released The Bucket Shot, where he tried to get his "bucket list" photo. I almost got the exact same shot...but failed.

How to Actually Cross Things Off Your Bucket List in 2017

How to Actually Cross Things Off Your Bucket List in 2017

Want to Know How to Actually Cross Things Off Your BUCKET LIST in 2017? Want to Do Cooler Things than All Your Friends? THIS Post is All You Need.

How to Run a Marathon With (Almost) No Training

How to Run a Marathon With (Almost) No Training

Figuring out how to run a marathon with no training isn' all that difficult. It's all mental. In this post you'll see how I ran my first marathon.

#32 See Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge Amphitheater: Completed

#32 See Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge Amphitheater: Completed

For years I had wanted to go see the Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, Washington. Two years ago, I finally reached that goal.

#16 Climb a Mountain: Completed

#16 Climb a Mountain: Completed

"Climb a Mountain" was one of the biggest things on my bucket list, and I finally crossed it off. It was hard. Really, hard.

Sail the World–For free!

Sail the World–For free!

Find a Crew helps you find all sorts of boats to crew on

My Quest to Play Golf at Augusta National

My Quest to Play Golf at Augusta National

As part of my quest to accomplish my "life list" I am currently trying to play a round of golf at Augusta National.

Living in Thailand

Deadly Riots, Tropical Paradise, and One Very Dingy City

Deadly Riots, Tropical Paradise, and One Very Dingy City

Left the red shirt protests in Bangkok, Thailand to spend time in Manila with the Tropical MBA and the island paradise of Puerto Galera.

Getting to Know the Thai People

Getting to Know the Thai People

When moving to Thailand it can be difficult to learn to speak Thai and subsequently meet Thai people. Here is how I have dealt with this situation.

Democracy, Tear Gas, and a New Guitar

Democracy, Tear Gas, and a New Guitar

On April 10, 2010 I found myself dead in the middle of the Thailand red shirt political protests during the time when things turned ugly. Here is what happened.

My First Visit to a Thai Hospital (And Why You Should Not Play With Fire)

My First Visit to a Thai Hospital (And Why You Should Not Play With Fire)

I burned my foot while fire jump roping on Koh Phi Phi Island in Thailand. The result was an infected foot which led me to a Bangkok Hospital.

How Living in Southeast Asia for 7 Months Changed My Life FOREVER

How Living in Southeast Asia for 7 Months Changed My Life FOREVER

Last October, I quit my job as a financial analyst to pursue an adventure. I began living in southeast Asia to have an adventure and build a business.

Am I Arrogant For Pursuing A Different Path?

Am I Arrogant For Pursuing A Different Path?

Is it arrogant to pursue something different when it comes to lifestyle design? I moved to Bangkok, Thailand to become location independent and experience something new. Others don't agree with that choice.

Why I Commute 90 Minutes Each Day

Why I Commute 90 Minutes Each Day

Working for yourself from home can be difficult. This article explores the virtues of finding a better environment to achieve maximum productivity.

Thailand: Not as Cheap as You Think

Thailand: Not as Cheap as You Think

Bangkok, Thailand can be a very cheap place to spend time, however it can also be extremely expensive if you aren't careful.

The Online World IS the Real World

The Online World IS the Real World

Is there a difference between online relationships and real world relationships? I don't think so.

A Guide to the Islands of Thailand

A Guide to the Islands of Thailand

An in depth Guide to the islands of Thailand.

23 Things I’ve Learned in Thailand

23 Things I’ve Learned in Thailand

Living in Thailand for the past three weeks has taught me a great deal about the culture. Here is what I have learned about living in Thailand.

Digital Nomad Myths: What It’s Really Like to Be Location Independent

Digital Nomad Myths: What It’s Really Like to Be Location Independent

Thinking about going location independent and becoming a digital nomad? The grass isn't always greener, see why in this post.

Koh Phi Phi: The Land Where The Productive Go To Die

Koh Phi Phi: The Land Where The Productive Go To Die

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand is one of the most beautiful islands in Thailand. But I wouldn't expect to be very productive while you're there. Click to see why.

Music and Travel: How Music Eased My Transition to Living Abroad

Music and Travel: How Music Eased My Transition to Living Abroad

I wrote this weeks after quitting my job and moving to Thailand. Music can have a profound impact during transition periods in life.

A Day at Ayutthaya Ancient Ruins

A Day at Ayutthaya Ancient Ruins

The Ayutthaya ancient ruins outside Bangkok, feature some of the most impressive temples and ruins in all of Thailand. It's a must visit on a tirp to Bangkok.

My First Thai Massage

My First Thai Massage

Within a week of arriving in Bangkok, I was treated to my first Thai massage. It was...awkward. Here's what to expect when you get one.

My Thailand Packing List

My Thailand Packing List

I am spending 6 months working and traveling through Thailand. Here is my thailand packing list

Embrace Life’s Defining Moments: The Scariest Move of My Life

Embrace Life’s Defining Moments: The Scariest Move of My Life

If you have a chance to do something amazing with your life, DO IT! I still can't believe I ever worked up the guts to be at a point to write this post.

Holy Crap, I’m Actually Moving to Thailand

Holy Crap, I’m Actually Moving to Thailand

It finally hits me that in less than a month, I will be moving to Thailand.

I Finally Sold My Car

I Finally Sold My Car

After months of debate I sold my car in preparation to move to Bangkok, Thailand.

I’m Moving to Thailand

I’m Moving to Thailand

In January 2010 I decided I'd be moving to Thailand. This set the stage for major life changes and is the reason Location Rebel is what it is today.

Entrepreneur Advice for Aspiring Business Owners

Thirteen.

Thirteen.

I've been a full time blogger for 13 years. There's been a ton of ups and downs, but these are some of the most memorable moments.

How to Fight Off the Glory Days

How to Fight Off the Glory Days

The concept of the "Glory Days" absolutely terrifies me. Why? Because I never want to feel like my life has peaked and that my best days are behind me. In this post we'll show you how to not settle and show you how to do interesting things in life on a regular basis.

Are you Consuming or Creating?

Are you Consuming or Creating?

While you believe you are working, are you really building a business or adding value to your life? Ask yourself, are you consuming or creating?

Sorry, I’m Not Going to Tell You What You Want to Hear

Sorry, I’m Not Going to Tell You What You Want to Hear

Do people constantly tell you what you want to hear, rather than what you need to hear? Stop that, it's bad for both of you.

How to Live Life: The One You Really Want, Right Now.

How to Live Life: The One You Really Want, Right Now.

Trying to figure out how to live life? Like the life you really want, right now? This guide will tell you what you need to do. Hint: It's not that hard.

The Future of the American Dream

The Future of the American Dream

The future of the American dream is constantly shifting. Technology makes it easier than ever to make amazing things happen. Are you taking advantage?

How to Be Happy Again (5 Golden Rules for Happiness)

How to Be Happy Again (5 Golden Rules for Happiness)

Has it been a rough couple years? Trying to figure out how to be happy again? Aren't we all. These 5 golden rules will get you back on the right track

How to Make a Hard Decision (Decision Therapy!)

How to Make a Hard Decision (Decision Therapy!)

"Decision Therapy" may be the best method I've found for learning how to make a hard decision. Need help with decision making? Try this.

How to Restart as an Entrepreneur After a Big Failure (or False Start)

How to Restart as an Entrepreneur After a Big Failure (or False Start)

As an entrepreneur, have you had a business fail or false start? Starting over isn't as hard as you think, as you'll see in this post.

Why Everyone is Holding You Back

Why Everyone is Holding You Back

What is holding you back in life? Guess what? It's not YOU that's the problem. So where does that leave you? Let's dive into it.

Just Do It.

Just Do It.

Are you ready to finally stop saying 'what if...' or 'someday I'm going to...' You can do the things you want, right now, all you have to do is just do it.

Chore vs. Privilege

Chore vs. Privilege

Chore vs. privilege. Oftentimes the things that start feeling like a chore are anything but. See what I mean and how you can change your perspective.

“Before People Buy from You, They Have to Buy Into You”

“Before People Buy from You, They Have to Buy Into You”

Do What You Say You’re Going to Do

Do What You Say You’re Going to Do

Looking for a magic bullet in life? Do what you say you're going to do. Stop being flaky. There you go. Don't even need to click on this post.