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How to Dominate the World in 8 Fantastic Quotes

In mid-July I headed north to Portland, OR for my annual pilgrimage to the World Domination Summit (WDS). WDS is an event I plan my year around because it inspires me and helps me reground myself in my passion for the work I do and the life I reach for. To give you a sense of what it is like, I thought I would recap my favorite quotes from this year’s event: 1. To get yourself to do something you are having trouble finishing like writing a book, “Write a $1000 check to an organization you hate…

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A Life of Intention: An Opportunity to Experiment

I just returned from my annual sojourn to Portland, where I spent a long weekend in deep connection with 1,000 other seekers, people who feel called to “live a remarkable life in a conventional world.” World Domination Summit, the brainchild of author and world traveler Chris Guillebeau, whom I had the good fortune to interview earlier this year, is a pilgrimage for those who want to bask in the company of others who are seeking adventure, community, and service in their lives and careers. Since discovering the conference four years ago, I have designed my year around…

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Born for This–a Chat with Chris Guillebeau

Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do with Chris Guillebeau, founder of World Domination Summit, World Traveler, and author of The $100 Startup Wednesday, January 27th, 2016, 11:30am-12:30pm PT / 2:30pm-3:30pm ET I still can’t believe he said yes! Chris Guillebeau is one of my heroes. I’ve spent the last few years being inspired by him from afar – whether reading his books The $100 Startup or The Art of Non-Conformity, following his blog, or sitting in the 3000-person audience at his annual World Domination Summit, where he encourages attendees to “live an unconventional life in a conventional world.”…

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My 6 Takeaways from the 2013 World Domination Summit

A few weekends ago, I attended the World Domination Summit. WDS is a gathering in Portland, Oregon, created and organized by Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup, blogger, and thought-leader in the arena of non-conformity. I have long been an admirer of Chris’ and was thrilled to secure a ticket to his sold-out event. WDS began in 2011 with 500 participants, doubled in size a year later to 1,000, and this year tripled to nearly 3,000 attendees. Chris’ vision in creating WDS was founded on three values: community, adventure, and service. His fundamental quest is to…

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