ESCAPE 9-to-5. CREATE YOUR OWN FREEDOM. Case Studies of Non-traditional Business Founders

Family Man Breaks Free from 9-to-5 to Create a Mobile App Biz, with 70 Apps and Millions of Users – with Christopher Taylor

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October 9, 2013

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THE FREEDOM SHOW, EPISODE 22: Christopher Taylor’s first job out of school was to sell beer on the beach. When he got ‘serious in life’, he joined a large corporation and worked in Marketing. He’d recently started a family and had a mortgage to pay, so predictable income was very important to him. But still, he wondered whether spending his life selling co-branded credit cards for SUVs in the middle of a debt and environmental crisis was worth it. So what did he do? http://traffic.libsyn.com/radicaltribe/22-Christopher_Taylor_Final_9-Oct-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read more »


From Side Business To Millions – with Jon Thornton, Co-founder Of ParkWhiz.com

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July 9, 2013

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EPISODE 19: Jon Thornton teamed up with someone he hardly knew during the summer after undergrad to work on a parking-based business idea together. The idea was to work on the business idea till the end of summer and see what happens. Seven years later, after several twists and turns, Jon and his partner Aashish Dalal are still in business together. They recently raised their first round of venture capital and are ready to take on the world. http://traffic.libsyn.com/radicaltribe/19-Jon_thornton_9-Jul-13_FINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read more »


How a Cyclist Lacking Self-motivation Quit His 9-to-5, Started a Freedom Business and Travels the World – with Andreas Kambanis of London Cyclist

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Published under Blogging/Writing, ebooks, Ecommerce, Information products, Mobile apps, Sports, Travel

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February 26, 2013

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EPISODE 9: Andreas Kambanis started working full-time on his one year old hobby blog – LondonCyclist.co.uk when he became really frustrated with his 9-to-5 job. A Day in the Life of Andreas the 9-to-5er (then) Vs. Andreas the lifestyle business owner (now): Andreas the 9-to-5er: Wake up, hit the alarm as many times as possible till the last minute, cycle to work, arrive late, waste time eating breakfast there, take a shower, be a nightmare employee who didn’t want to be there, have disagreements with manager, and leave at 5.30 on […] Read more »

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