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Ikiah McGowan, Community Fundraising Manager

Ikiah McGowan, Community Fundraising Manager: Episode 8 Ikiah McGowan is a community fundraising manager who uses her marketing and relationship building skills to bring in funds for social good. She found a managerial role that she was able to do from home, giving her the flexibility of being remote with the benefits of a traditional workplace. You can soon find Ikiah at her site ikiah.com.     Becoming a Philanthropist Beyond ...
A Day in My Life

Victoria Vida – A Day in My Life

Victoria Vida: Whanganui, New Zealand Victoria Vida, writer, poet, environmentalist, and slow traveler gives us a peek into her day: 7:30 am I slowly wake up to sunlight filling my room and the sounds of ducks quacking outside my window in the bed n’ breakfast where I am currently based. 8:00 am After waking up, I spend less than an hour checking my social accounts and email to get an idea of what needs to be done. 8:30 am Soon, I join ...
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Alana Zivanovic, Events Director

Alana Zivanovic, Events Director: Episode 7 Alana Zivanovic always wanted to be a performer and eventually became a singer, but when a contract got canceled, she found herself working in events planning in Thailand. She quickly discovered that not only did she enjoy the work, but it was fulfilling. It seems unusual, planning events for a certain location, while being location independent, but it turns out that very little of the work needs ...
A Day in My Life

Rebecca Hulse – A Day in My Life

Rebecca Hulse: Guangzhou, China Rebecca Hulse, an author, speaker, and facilitator gives us a peek into her day: 7:05 am I have a look at my phone and check out what happened in my world while I slept – it’s amazing what gets created overnight! 7:20 am Get clean. While I shower, I use this time to create myself as I desire to be. One of the Access Consciousness® tools I use every morning is to destroy and uncreate everything I was yesterday. ...
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Amy Scott, Editor

Amy Scott, Editor: Episode 6 Amy Scott is a freelance editor at nomadeditorial.com, where she works with authors in all stages of the writing process. She quit her job at a publishing company and took off on an around the world trip in 2004, which led her to hang out her own shingle the next year. Amy also runs nomadtopia.com where she has a membership community and her own podcast, Nomadtopia.       Coming Full Circle Amy ...
A Day in My Life

Melanie Ewan – A Day in My Life

Melanie Ewan: Madrid, Spain Melanie Ewan, co-founder, startup advisor, and COO gives us a peek into her day: 9:50 am I remember that I have a virtual coworking call at 10 am, so I quickly make a cup of tea (PG Tips) and fill my water bottle. Unfortunately, my time management skills are off today, as I can already tell that I’ll have to skip my normal snack time at 11 am. 10:00 am I join the coworking call with three other women from across ...
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Elizabeth Potts Weinstein, Small Business Attorney

Elizabeth Potts Weinstein, Small business Attorney: Episode 5 Elizabeth Potts Weinstein is a fully remote small business attorney. She started in the sciences and made her way to patent law, then financial planning, and finally here, to small business law. You can find her at elizabethpw.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter. Also, I wanted to share my favorite post from her blog, What To Do If You Get a Cease & Desist Letter: Have a ...
A Day in My Life

Ashley Wiles – A Day in My Life

Ashley Wiles: Canggu, Bali Ashley Wiles, an author, speaker, coach, and mentor gives us a peek into her day: 6:00 am I wake up and meditate for 30 minutes in my room. I usually have a water bottle beside my bed as I’m always thirsty! 630 am Walk to my workspace 2mins and open up my several social media feeds. I like the social aspect of it, and spend time commenting and responding. 7:00 am  Calls with Clients, Mentees, Coaches, Interviews ...
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Kate Buck Jr, Social Media Strategist

Kate Buck Jr, Social Media Strategist: Episode 4 Kate Buck Jr has been working in social media for thirteen years and her skills have grown with the industry. She started as a community administrator, shifting to a social media manager then later a social media strategist with her own course Social Media Pro, teaching thousands to become social media managers. You can find her at kbjonline.com, as well as on Facebook, Pinterest, ...
Location Independence Nuts and Bolts

How Close are You to Being Location Independent?

Location Independence and How to Get There The Price of Personal Freedom What are you worth? Not what is your value, but what would it take to buy your freedom? Your freedom from the 9 to 5, your freedom from the cubicle, your freedom from the ordinary. The freedom that being location independent gives you. If you don’t have a hard number, then how do you know what you’re working towards, how will you know when you’re ready? You want ...