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wow amazing place
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Thanks to +Jared Easley +Jody Maberry for having me on their great podcast!
 
Thank you to +Jody Maberry for guest hosting this awesome interview with NY Times Best Selling Author +Chris Guillebeau :)
Chris Guillebeau   Jody Maberry is filling in for Jared Easley as host for today’s Starve the Doubts episode, as he interviews New York Times bestselling author and modern day explorer Chris Guillebeau.   Chris Guillebeau has a new book called the Happiness of Pursuit. He is best known for the blog The Art of …
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Your book has a fascinating premise!
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Awesome new project from +Chris Brogan.

Chris does great work! Definitely check this out.
 
My new course just launched. This is the most important work I've ever put together. It's not about marketing or sales. It's about the life you have to build and the power you have to harness to get your business put together and meet your goals. 

Some of what we're building as benefits for you will be that you'll be able to: 

Make better decisions faster. 
Magnify your power by aligning your path. 
Optimize performance. 
Strengthen business relationships. 
Eliminate distractions. 

You've done what you've been able to do so far. Here's my effort to get you to that next-level in the game. 
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11 Questions (and Attempted Answers) on Travel
Get an insight into the life of Chris Guillebeau, one of the most prominent travel hackers, & learn about how he earns frequent flyer points.
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Nice interview. I am bit bummed that RTW tickets with AA miles are no longer an option. It is a good reminder to embrace opportunities before they disappear!
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“Making a living is nothing,” the novelist and critic Elizabeth Hardwick wrote in an essay titled “Grub Street: New York,” first published more than 50 years ago in the inaugural issue of The New York Review of Books. “The great difficulty is making a point, making a difference — with words.”
Art is imagined to exist in a realm of value that lies beyond mere economic considerations, but money is a key measure of artistic success.
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My favourite comment on the worth of art came from the Guerrilla Girls the other day when they reported on what Barbara Lee had done and was planning to do.

Guerrilla Girls
15 May
YOU GO GIRL!
On Tuesday Barbara Lee sold a Warhol at auction for $41 million and will use the money to buy art by living women artists. This is not something new. She is a longtime feminist philanthropist and advocate
for women in politics as well as art -- and a great friend to the Guerrilla Girls.

 Art by women sells at auction for about 7 cents on the dollar compared to art by white men, so Barbara's $41 million should buy a lot of stuff! 
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+Chris Brogan at Pioneer Nation!

Our team was thrilled to produce this new event for independent entrepreneurs... and we were even more excited when Chris agreed to join us. Check out his keynote address here. 
Once again, Chris Guillebeau and team have made magic. I loved my experience at Pioneer Nation and now the video of my speech has been released. If you can get to this event next year, go. It's the...
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I've only just really discovered Chris Brogan, well, reading his books (the one on Google Plus actually). I'm loving it. Will sit down and watch this tonight, more inspiration and knowledge always needed, thanks for sharing :-)
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Awesome podcast by Mark ... definitely check it out!
 
A year ago, I picked up The $100 Start Up and it inspired me to start The Traveling Cup. I'm so honored to share Chris's newest read as my latest post on The Huff Post. Check it out! 

The Happiness of Pursuit: +Chris Guillebeau on Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life  http://ow.ly/BxbBs
Hearing the words "once upon a time" brings a tingle to my spine: memories of hearing Dr. Seuss folklore, tales of Odysseus fighting to find home and my first read of The Alchemist. There's an element in a quest that captivates like no ot...
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A great book!
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A long (and useful!) post from +John Jantsch on the changing world of content. Featuring contributions from lots of smart people (and also me). 
I believe the future of content marketing, however, rests in our ability to evolve to a more personalized form of creation and delivery
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Great insights. Excellent well-rounded article that is long in a great way! :)
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Free Donut Friday!

It's national donut day. You can get a free donut from Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' Donuts, or Tim Horton's. (What! I know... crazy.)

Krispy Kreme - no purchase necessary

Dunkin' Donuts - must buy a beverage

Tim Horton's - no purchase necessary, but must mention something about National Donut Day to receive the freebie

Pass it on...

_Image: D.K. Petersen)
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Yummy i like donut...sweet:-):-);-);-)
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Share a Photo of Your Surroundings

On the new AONC blog (coming soon!) we'll be sharing photos of readers on location throughout the world.

How do things look from your point of view? Fill out this form and send in a nice photo to be featured.
Visiting AONC for the first time? Check out what it's all about. You're also invited to sign up for the best free newsletter in the universe, or subscribe by RSS feed. Fill out my online form. Fill out my Wufoo form! Get the Book. The $100 Start Up Book. Get Free Updates ...
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Okey! Nice! 
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Only on G+ (for now...) :: Become a Featured Traveler on AONC

We're looking to feature a few special travelers and travel hackers on my blog. If chosen, you'll receive fame, fortune, and millions of Frequent Flyer miles -- or if not that, at least you'll be featured on the blog.

We just created this new intake form and will be branding it before sharing more widely -- but for now, if you're interested, fill out the info:

http://aonc.co/roadprofile

In particular, we're hoping to find interesting stories from people who have great photos (especially of themselves or their travels) in offbeat destinations.

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I'm so glad I looked at your page when I did! We are just about to embark on a journey... finally! It won't be by airplane though.
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The Mastaba: a proposed art installation in the UAE consisting of 410,000 oil drums

"These projects exist simply because we want to see them. They’re totally irrational and absolutely unnecessary. They cannot be bought, you can’t charge for tickets. The world can exist without them. And this carries a kind of absolute freedom."

More: http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/christo-interview
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Love that scale and projects like the Sugar Baby in Brooklyn: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/12/arts/design/a-subtlety-or-the-marvelous-sugar-baby-at-the-domino-plant.html Art makes us think and if we're lucky, feel.
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Occupation
Challenging Authority Since 1978
Employment
  • Unconventional Guides
    Founder, 2008 - present
  • Author & Publisher
    Self-Employed, 2008 - present
Places
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Currently
193 Countries
Previously
Portland, Oregon
Story
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Pursuing World Domination, Visiting Every Country, Writing Books, etc.
Introduction
I publish The Art of Non-Conformity blog and travel around the world meeting fun people.

I also founded the Travel Hacking Cartel and UnconventionalGuides.com, two businesses that help people see the world on their own terms. 

My latest book, THE $100 STARTUP, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.

I like coffee, running, writing, and wandering.  

You can reach me anytime through my website: SAY HI.
Education
  • University of Washington
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