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Don’t Quit

When you're working on something unconventional, something creative and uncertain, it can be disheartening to feel like you're not producing enough, not getting the numbers, not earning the money. And where is this thing that you've been spending all your time on, hmm? It doesn't exist yet. Will anything tangible come of it?

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Big News: I’m Heading Home to Launch my Book!

Allow me to introduce you to my book cover… but only if you're in Australia or New Zealand.

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Inspiration Versus Idiocy: The Fine Line Between Success and Failure

Have you ever stopped to think about how the difference between success and failure, or inspiration and idiocy, is really just one small mishap?

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Public Speaking: Scarier Than Death?

Is yapping away on a mic to a bunch of chumps all that scary? Yes! So I've avoiding public speaking my whole life, but now I'm doomed…

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The Trouble With Pinterest

Pinterest is the latest online craze, but what is it doing to your soul?

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“I’m Afraid to Fail” And Other Excuses for Being Average thumbnail

“I’m Afraid to Fail” And Other Excuses for Being Average

Failure. The word alone makes your butt clench up with horror, doesn’t it? How many of your daily decisions revolve around avoiding failure? How many calls go unmade? How many big dreams …

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Giving a Makeover to a Five Dollar Bungalow in Thailand

In the hills of Koh Tao, we found a bungalow that costs less per day than a Venti Caramel Frappuccino. Featuring veneer panelling, fluorescent lights, and a generous layer of gecko droppings, this one was a fixer-upper.

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A Shopping Spree in Bangkok

While redecorating our $5-a-night bungalow on an island in Thailand, we venture to a Bangkok market and discovered that our eyes are bigger than our baggage allowance.

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A Five Dollar Bungalow in Thailand – In Search of the Perfect Accommodation thumbnail

A Five Dollar Bungalow in Thailand – In Search of the Perfect Accommodation

Is it still possible to find decent accommodation for $5 a night on a tropical island? My partner and I went hunting for a thrifty shack in Koh Tao, Thailand and tried not to kill each other in the process.

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Torn: Giving Up A Stable Career To Pursue An Ambitious Dream

I received a heartfelt email last week from an unhappy accountant who's seeking advice on whether or not to pursue his dream of boxing …

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