A telecom business made him traditionally successful.
Then Graham started to examine what success really meant.
So the transition from being a CEO to just a guy with a backpack began.
His family slowly scaled down their lives and started traveling the globe.
Now he enjoys Zen-like moments around the world.
Our next guest, Graham Brown.
“Everybody has a different way of traveling. People need to know there are options, there are different ways of doing it.” – Graham Brown (Tweet It)
- Lived in Japan in the 1990s where he saw the beginnings of the mobile revolution
- Why Graham scaled down his telecom business to make it more profitable
- How he learned to be wary of taking on any overhead
- The importance of the business life cycle
- Benefits of being detached enough to step back and see what the business needs
- How he saved money from real estate investments
- The important part of your finances when traveling: what direction your bank account is going
- How he wanted to live some place exotic and warm (who doesn’t, really?)
- His son goes to local school wherever they go, allowing the family to integrate into the local community
- Books are about starting your own business, making it autonomous, getting rid of material stuff, and being able enjoying the adventure
- Tips for getting started: Educate yourself, write down your travel goals, be aware that it’s a process
- How people think traveling is going to get rid of all their problems… It won’t!
- If you’re a guy with big feet, buy your shoes before you go to Japan
- How children are far more adapted to this lifestyle than adults
“Children don’t care about making mistakes and they are natural travellers.” – Graham Brown (Tweet It)
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