Carey Gjokaj

15
Sep

Create The Freedom To Work And Live Anywhere With Natalie Sisson, The Suitcase Entrepreneur

We're here in Nicaragua right now, enjoying the beautiful beach in San Juan Del Sur. In the last 16 months, we've traveled to 15 different countries while running our business remotely.  A few years ago, this dream seemed like just that - a dream so far removed from reality, we didn't actually expect it to come true! Yet it did
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14
Sep

Turn What You Know Into Something You Do With 4 Layered Accountability

Hey guys, we’re talking today about how to actually turn KNOWLEDGE into ACTION. And what’s funny is we were definitely NOT the type of people who could do this a few years ago.  Several years ago, it seemed like we were just bouncing around from course to course, book to book.   We KNEW exactly what we needed to do
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14
Sep

Secrets Of Online Hiring With Nathan Hirsch

If you know you should be leveraging the virtual marketplace to it's fullest extent, then this interview is for you. The biggest problems with online hiring is finding someone you like working with, onboarding them properly, and properly motivating and managing them. And these problems are significant when you're faced with a non-traditional hiring process, and the difficulty of indirect
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21
Aug

How To Take Control Of Your Week

Back in 2008, we were both working 9-5 jobs.  We were leading the “just caught up” lifestyle. No matter how hard we worked, we never managed to feel more than just barely caught up. One week started out strong.  We both had big client presentations that went extremely well.  But by Wednesday, the week had gone sideways on us.  One
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27
Jul

How To Get Things Done When You’re Traveling

A lot of my clients travel - either for work or pleasure - on a regular basis.  1.3 million people travel for business every single day in the United States (and another million travel for pleasure). This never-before-seen scale of travel is extremely disruptive to our workflow.  Yet we still think we can pluck ourselves from our regular lives, hurdle
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5
Jul

8 Things The Most Productive People Do Differently

The first annual Lifehack Summit is just around the corner, and the 25 speakers we interviewed are bringing content like you’ve never seen before. These speakers are among the most productive people in the world, and include bestselling authors, multi-millionaires, thought leaders, social influencers, media commentators, TED speakers, and serial entrepreneurs. There’s still time to grab your free ticket to
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2
Apr

This Technique Is Making Meetings Irrelevant

Originally published on Influencive.com, the media source for unconventional thinking and influential minds.  “Meetings suck up so much of my time, I’m finding it hard to get real work done,” my client, who is a VP at a digital media network, told me.  “A good three-quarters of my time in the office is spent sitting in meetings, so I have
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16
Mar

Meet The Couple That Will Help You Get Out Of Debt

Not-so-fun-fact: approximately 80% of Americans are currently in debt. Whether it be credit, home, car or student loans--we all seem to be shackled to the same giant money-sucker. So, why is nobody talking about it? It isn’t until I stopped thinking about debt as simply a financial confine that the cultural and psychological side of debt started to become clear.
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20
Feb

How working remotely made me a better manager

My biggest fear as a manager is that I won't be able to be an effective one.  Layer on managing a REMOTE team and that fear magnifies a hundred fold. The stakes are so high - what if I can't maintain control? What if I jeopardize my career or my business? It's hard enough when your employees all work in
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14
Feb

Defeat Perfectionism With These Three Words

Five years ago, I was on vacation with my husband.  A beautiful, week-long winter retreat in Colorado.  And I was crying.  I was supposed to be on vacation.  Instead of enjoying the powdery ski slopes, I spent most of my time inside of our hotel room… working.  And my husband was not happy about it. At that point in my
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