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But that’s been done. He asks many questions; and business owners are more than happy to share their personal stories. Chris Guillebeau is an entrepreneur and a writer with a passion for travel. Regardless of it having a few flaws, I absolutely loved this book. It was a fun book to read and if you are an entrepreneur or someone who hangs around a lot of entrepreneurs, you may really enjoy this book. Mar 05, Sumit Ghosh rated it it was amazing Shelves: What is the 1 thing I can do for you?

Thoughtful, funny, and compulsively readable, this guide shows how ordinary people can build solid livings, with independence and purpose, on their own terms. For a change, I was really pleased to see Chris provide stories of the startup heroes who are everyday normal people like you and me.

I listened to it on audible and feel like I need this book and its case studies as physical references. Also the business has to be small no more than 5 people — most of them were less with little or no start-up cost. And as mentioned before, the section on pricing is very interesting and perhaps not as intuitive as might be expected. When I first picked this book up, I thought it would be about how to start a small business on little or no money.


Also, the case studies were not very useful — very lightweight anecdotes.

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This was recommended to me by Michael Hanna, a former media colleague who now owns and runs The Mattress Lot in Portland. And the best part is, if we change our own life, we can help others change theirs.

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One Week from Today: I’ll be recommending this to guillebequ Smart Exit Blueprint class and writing up a more extensive review at my blog on Prolific Living. Building a business structured around your desired lifestyle is possible. Had I not received an advanced copy, I would have bought this book myself and still be telling everyone about it! He has visited every country in the world, and is dedicated to self-employment and encouraging people to live fulfilling lives.

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But other than that nugget, much of what was shared was small anecdotes from Chris and his friends The Blinkist app gives you the key ideas from a bestselling nonfiction book in just 15 minutes. Jun 14, Abdullah Xtartup Suleimani rated it it was amazing.


Again, this part has some good information for some people in certain businesses. Jul 24, Vaishali rated it really liked it Shelves: Great book for people who want to be their own boss staetup make enough money to live their ideal lifestyle.

Apr 23, Dorothy R rated it it was amazing. What kind of threw me back, was the fact that the author talks about creating a business where one can “give back”, to which I thought, “how does this apply in my business, as a jewelry designer?

My favorite line was at the end of the book when the author says the most important lesson in the whole book is “Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life.

I started to read this and quit, it just got so confusing and tedious. Log in Log in. In nearly all cases, people with no special skills discovered aspects of their personal passions that could be monetized, and were able to restructure their lives in ways that gave them greater freedom and fulfillment.

His story opens the book. The book is then filled with case studies of people who have done just that. The author shares his one-page business plan worksheet. I followed Chris Guillebeau’s blog a long time ago.