We are typically incentivized to change when we aren't getting the results we want. We are more often to criticism and alternate methods. But what about when we receive criticism and things are going incredibly well? In this week’s episode, I talk about Tyler Perry movies and the difficulty of changing what works.
In the latest retrospective, I share why I decided to take a loss on selling my house and some tips on keeping yourself financially solvent as a solopreneur You are extending a line of credit when you start a project. So yeah, it’s a good idea to get them to invest a bit in the … Continue reading Cocoa Nomad Podcast: Retrospective #18
Time and attention are extremely valuable assets and I try to avoid wasting them when selecting projects. By looking at what I like to call The 4 E’s of Meaningful Work, I can maximize the likelihood of a positive outcome. I’ve been recently learning a new approach to mobile app development: using declarative UI instead … Continue reading The 4 E’s of Meaningful Work
In the latest retrospective, I dive into my transition to writing and teaching, the importance of giving to others, why I needed to cut back on my commitments and the importance of finding a supportive community. Show Links: SwiftUI & Combine (Daniel Steinberg) You can listen to the Cocoa Nomad Podcast on the following services: … Continue reading Cocoa Nomad Podcast: Retrospective #17
In the same way that a new business needs to have a strong handle on cash flow, a new remote worker has to develop a mastery over workflow. This includes time/attention management, effective communication and having an accountability/feedback structure. I'm excited to be featured on Remote Working Hub!!! It was a great opportunity to talk … Continue reading Featured on Remote Working Hub
In this episode, I talk about the concept of arbitrage, share the ways in which I have used it and how you can make it work in your own life. Show Links: My Retail Arbitrage Experience Retail Arbitrage (Washington Post) Nomad Capitalist You can listen to the Cocoa Nomad Podcast on the following services: … Continue reading The Cocoa Nomad Podcast #24: Arbitrage
In this retrospective, I provide progress updates on Capoeira Songs, share my productivity struggles and look to the upcoming fall events. Show Link: Playaprenuers Summit You can listen to the Cocoa Nomad Podcast on the following services: Anchor FM iTunes Spotify Stitcher I'd love to hear from you. Reach out with comments, feedback … Continue reading Cocoa Nomad Podcast: Retrospective #11
In this episode, I talk about changes to the show and its release schedule, how I use music to set the mood while working and making the choice between tackling huge tasks versus small ones to start the day. You can listen to the Cocoa Nomad Podcast on the following services: Anchor FM iTunes Spotify … Continue reading The Cocoa Nomad Podcast #22: Eating the Frog vs Quick Wins
In this episode, I explain why I stopped the Vegan Challenge after 18 days and explore the one of the primary reasons why people leave (or more accurately, why they should) and the pitfalls of labeling everything under the "quitting" label.
In this week’s retrospective, I turn a corner with the Capoeira Songs relaunch, debate a longer stay in Colombia and decide that it’s time for my first cosplay experience. https://anchor.fm/thecocoanomadpodcast/episodes/19-Cocoa-Nomad-Podcast-Weekly-Retrospective-9-e4kqbb