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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Flying To Phoenix from the Grand Forks International Airport – North Dakota

Like many Winnipeggers (people who live in Winnipeg) I was fascinated when I heard that you could fly from Grand Forks, North Dakota to Phoenix, Arizona for $19. Yes, $19. As in, less than twenty bucks. On a good day, a flight to Phoenix from Winnipeg will cost in the $300-$350 mark. Not an overly expensive flight considering Southwest doesn't fly out of any Canadian cities. :( [caption id="" ...

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Phoenix, Arixona – Whole Foods, Whole Friends, Whole Lotta Fun!

When I started the Social Media Adventure, it was driven by love. (Insert a big Awwwwww, isn't that sweet? here.) More specifically, it was driven by a love for 2 things in particular: My love for people (and making new friends) A love for social media To be honest, what could be more fun than combining those things? I didn't think it was possible... But ...

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Massages & Facials & Day Spas, Oh My! (A la Phoenix, Arizona…)

I love the spa. I go all the time. Most people already know that, though, so I'll share a secret that you might not know: I have never had a facial before. Well, that might not really be much of a secret... do men really even get facials that often anyway?  I had never heard of the idea, but when I visited the Suddenly Slimmer Day Spa in Phoenix, they ...

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