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JAVA, INDONESIA As a writer and a traveler, I scavenge the world for words that carry far more meaning than their direct translation. Laden with context, multifaceted, and tailored to culture, these words can only be understood when we experience them. During my visit to Java, I serendipitously found myself in front of a small,…

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I have a love affair with Colombia that’s lasted eight years and counting. I still remember my first visit to Cartagena, a magical Caribbean town on the northern coast, when I was 19. I was instantly enamored by the quaint, romantic Spanish colonial architecture. There was a certain allure in how puddles of flower petals…

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One year ago, I sat down to write an article about love. After countless hours spent blankly staring at a computer screen, I accepted the reality of why I couldn’t write the piece: I didn’t know enough about love outside of my own personal experience. So, I decided to do the next best thing. Over…

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Meet Caley Dimmock, a one-woman marketing and creative agency and online educator helping others build their personal brand on Instagram. Based in Vancouver, BC, Caley quit her corporate job as a brand and marketing manager earlier this year to pursue an online business. Within just a few months, she was earning double her previous monthly income by…

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Something about the words “personal branding” has always made me feel icky. After years of working in the advertising world, I associated branding with fabricating an image that wasn’t real in order to convince people to buy a product they didn’t need. I didn’t understand why anyone would want to do that for themselves. Then,…

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] It’s not often you meet a 23-year-old who has figured out how to make a six-figure income in less than a year, all while working less than 15 hours a week and completely remotely. Meet Sabrina Philipp, the online business coach behind Sabrina Philipp Strategy + Consulting, which focuses on helping both aspiring…

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Slovenia quickly became one of my favorite European countries for its dramatic natural landscapes, unique mix of Mediterranean and Alpine geography, meticulously built towns and cities, and amazing food and wine. But that wasn’t even what impressed me the most during my visit: it was how much I learned from the Slovenian people’s entrepreneurial mindset.…

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