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Guest post on Briefcase to Backpack!

28 February 2011

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If you're new here, you may want to start with Our Consulting Problem and maybe our FAQ and if you like what you see you should totally subscribe to receive new posts via RSS or email in the box on the top right. Thanks for visiting!Check out our guest post on Briefcase to Backpack today: [...]

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CPTJMIY: Kevin Friedman on OfertaSimple and living life as a pirate

15 December 2010

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CPTJMIY:  Kevin Friedman on OfertaSimple and living life as a pirate

It’s been awhile since our last installment of Crazy People That Just Might Inspire You, but if there’s one thing you can count on in life it’s that there are always more crazy people out there.  We think you’ll agree that today’s Crazy Person, Kevin Friedman, is crazy in ways that sound pretty fun. We [...]

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Our career break came with a happy ending

16 November 2010

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Our career break came with a happy ending

Today is the end of an era.  The dawn of a new age.  The chocolate of a new chip. Today was Jen’s first day at work. It’s been awhile since our last update, so I’ll take a step back… Jen’s first day at work:  How did we get here? As previously mentioned, Jen started looking [...]

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When do I get the moon shoes?

4 October 2010

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Special thanks to Dan for tipping us off on this great YouTube video which I think we can all very much relate to: We salute the creator!

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Rehab phase 1 is almost complete; Phase 2 is coming

9 September 2010

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Rehab phase 1 is almost complete; Phase 2 is coming

Today is our last day in Chile. Tomorrow we return to Argentina. Next week we return to the US. Phase 1 of rehab has been intense We have been unemployed and in South America for almost exactly 6 months now. For 6 months we have had no deadlines and no responsibilities. We’ve had neither cellphone [...]

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Addendum to our FAQ: Thoughts on management consulting

1 September 2010

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It’s hard to believe that it’s September. We’ve now been in South America for almost 6 months and have written ~100 blog posts. What an amazing adventure it has been. We have just returned from an incredible 5 days in the driest desert in the entire world (Atacama desert–stay tuned for our trip report and [...]

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CPTJMIY: Gordon Jack on getting the government to pay for your travel adventures

25 August 2010

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CPTJMIY:  Gordon Jack on getting the government to pay for your travel adventures

Last week on Crazy People That Just Might Inspire You (CPTJMIY), we featured Crazy Person Dave Kovac on his involvement with Habitat for Humanity Global Village and how he manages to make his passion for travelling the world and helping people a regular part of his life.  Hopefully, many of you were inspired (if not, [...]

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Check us out on Career Break Secrets!

25 August 2010

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We got featured on the “Who’s out there now” segment of Career Break Secrets.  You can check it out here:  Consulting Rehab feature If you aren’t familiar with Career Break Secrets, you should be.  They are yet another great resource out there to provide planning resources and help inspire you to go on your own [...]

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CPTJMIY: Dave Kovac on Volunteer Vacations, Global Village, and finding balance (Part 2)

18 August 2010

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CPTJMIY: Dave Kovac on Volunteer Vacations, Global Village, and finding balance (Part 2)

It’s been a long and arduous 3 day wait, but I’m thrilled to let you know that you need not wait any longer… Part 2 of our interview with the very first featured Crazy Person That Just Might Inspire You (CPTJMIY) is here. I’m sure you all read part 1 of our interview with Dave [...]

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Meet, Plan, Go! September 14th in thirteen cities.  Be there. Seriously.

17 August 2010

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Meet, Plan, Go! September 14th in thirteen cities.  Be there.  Seriously.

Listen up.  This is important.  We want to tell you about an outstanding event that will be taking place on Sept. 14th in thirteen cities across the US and Canada called Meet, Plan, Go! Its entire purpose is to provide you with inspiration, contacts and resources to “plan the trip of a lifetime” – and [...]

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