Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup

Jason Hartman talks with author, avid traveler, and proud non-conformist, Chris Guillebeau. Chris has Jason trumped when it comes to travel, as from 2002-2013, Chris successfully visited all 193 countries. In writing his first book, The Art of Non-Conformity, his realizations led him to his second book, The $100 Startup. Those two books are now available in nearly 2 dozen languages, and have been sold over 500,000 times.

Chris joined Jason and talked travel, entrepreneurialism, and geographic independence.

Key Takeaways:

[2:22] How Chris’ got the idea for The $100 Startup during his trip across the US and Canada

[5:30] The importance of geographical independence

[9:15] Why non-conformity is important enough to have its own book

[12:15] Chris’ experience between writing his thesis paper compared to blogging

[16:02] Why “The Happiness of Pursuit” is important to Chris

[20:11] Chris’ advice to any aspiring authors

[tweet_box design=”box_04″ float=”none”]”The best time to start was last year, but failing that today will do”[/tweet_box]