Posts Tagged with "lifestyle design"

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

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

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

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!It’s been awhile since our last installment of Crazy People [...]

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And… we’re back

Friday, October 1, 2010

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And… we’re back

Coming back after a long trip can be an experience in itself.  We’ve been back in the US for 2 weeks now after spending 6 months in Argentina and Chile. Buenos Aires is a drama queen–she cried the day before we left all day (AKA it rained).  Seattle welcomed us in the only way it [...]

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Rehab phase 1 is almost complete; Phase 2 is coming

Thursday, September 9, 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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CPTJMIY: Gordon Jack on getting the government to pay for your travel adventures

Wednesday, August 25, 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!

Wednesday, August 25, 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)

Wednesday, August 18, 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.

Tuesday, August 17, 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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CPTJMIY: Dave Kovac on Volunteer Vacations, Global Village, and finding balance (Part 1)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

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CPTJMIY:  Dave Kovac on Volunteer Vacations, Global Village, and finding balance (Part 1)

We are tired. It’s hard [expletive removed] work trying to inspire all of you people out there to get out and create the life you’ve always wanted rather than the one you think you are supposed to have. We recognize that many of you read this and think, “Wow, that’s really great for them that [...]

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We got interviewed by Quitter to Winner!

Monday, July 26, 2010

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And you should read it!  :  Consulting Rehab interview on Quitter to Winner Quitter to Winner is a relatively new interview-based blog dedicated to “providing a resource for those quitting their job for a career break, sabbatical, entrepreneurial venture or new gig.”  There are some very interesting interviews on there providing inspiration for exploring some [...]

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4+ months without a job; some observations on our Career Break

Monday, July 5, 2010

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We’ve written mostly about our travels on this blog, but we thought that after recently passing our 4 month anniversary of quitting our jobs it would be good time to write a little about what it feels like to be unemployed.  Not having a job is an interesting experience, especially with such an abrupt change [...]

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