The Best Office Support Team Ever… Starbucks

As part of what Tim Ferriss (Author of Four Hour Work Week) has coined as the New Rich, I'm never tied to a single location.  I love being on the road and experiencing the things you can't enjoy from behind a desk. To do this, I need the help of my team.  Most of my team is remotely located (the majority are overseas) which is nice for scalability. In a single week work with staff & sub-contractors in countries all over the world, including: Canada, USA, Romania, Singapore, Philippines, India & Pakistan. The downside to having an international team is that sometimes I get lonely. Although Twitter provides a great way to "chat" with others, there is a lack of true social interaction in the form of handshakes, hugs, conversation, wedgies and playing footsie. That's why I tell most people that I work at Starbucks. I don't work for Starbucks, but like many work-from-home entrepreneurs or professionals, ...

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Memorial Day Weekend in Phoenix – Social Media BBQ

There are few things better than a barbecue with good friends, but this one was over-the-top amazing. In my previous post I described how the Social Media Adventure is about combining my love for travel, people and social media into one exciting adventure, and about how my friend Stephanie Quilao (aka @SkinnyJeans) uses her site to combine her love for social media with food for the greatest ...

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Social Media Adventure Goes Undercover at the Phoenix Suns Playoff Game

Well, not really undercover, per se... but I did get to wear a press badge. ;) Here's the story: After seeing the Suns lose to the Lakers in game 5 of the NBA Semi-Finals, I decided that I needed to see game 6 in Phoenix a few days later.  The next day I was flying to Arizona, in search of a ...

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Social Media Adventure meets the infamous AJ Bombers – Milwaukee Tweetup

I had to see if the rumors were true. They weren't. "Those rumors", referring to all the buzz on the internet - including the Wall Street Journal - about AJ Bombers (A restaurant & pub in Milwaukee) being a really cool place to hangout and eat good hamburgers. Well, it's not so much that the rumors were false, per se, ...

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