Guest post by Louise Wiles Accompanying partners – do they or circumstance influence their career choices? Recently I was talking about the services that I offer to accompanying partners through Success Abroad Coaching with some friends ‘back … [Read more...] about What Prevents Expats From Working Overseas?
Everybody loves lists, and expats (and future expats) are no exception. Here I've pulled together a list of ten "best of ____" for expats. Some of them are silly and some are serious. Enjoy! Best Expat Banks, a list of banks that do well by expats, … [Read more...] about 10 “Bests” for Expats
Dedicated to "future Global Managers," The Global You by Susan Bloch and Philip Whiteley sets out ten strategies for achieving success as a working expat. The book is aimed at the expat who works for a company that sends him on an overseas … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to The Global You
Let's face it, you don't make money just by blogging. But there are lots of profitable bloggers, and some of them are very, very profitable. Gazillionaire profitable. They do it by using the blog to sell something. As I wrote recently, There are … [Read more...] about Profitable Blogging
If you plan to start a business overseas -- and most of you indicated you'll have to generate some income to finance your overseas lifestyle -- Panama is the country to look at. According to Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of the Overseas Retirement … [Read more...] about Panama Hits the Sweet Spot for Life and Business
In recent months, we’ve explored writing, photography, art, running a B&B, teaching English as a foreign language and other options for supporting yourself anywhere in the world. Some – running a B&B and teaching – require you to be in a … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Anywhere With a Website or Blog
Sun, surf and white sand beaches. . . glamorous evenings. . . gourmet meals. . . what image does life as a travel writer conjure for you? Travel writing is indeed a glamorous career, and it might be just the ticket for you to pay for your overseas … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Anywhere as a Travel Writer
A couple of weeks ago I posted a piece titled Dumb Suggestons for Finding Freelance Work Overseas. In it, I disagreed strongly with the author of an article who had suggested using Craigslist, Elance.com and Freelancer.com to come up with freelance … [Read more...] about Are You Just Another Freelance Commodity?
Earlier today my eye was caught by the headline, Finding Freelance Work Overseas. "Great!" I thought. "Maybe I can pick up some tips and pointers for making my work location independent." (I've posted about this before.) In a word, wrong! The … [Read more...] about Dumb Suggestions for Finding Freelance Work Overseas
Photography falls somewhere squarely in the middle between an art and a craft, but either way it could help you earn your living in your new international location. For most of us, "photography" means grabbing the point-and-shoot and clicking away … [Read more...] about Live to Photograph? Or Photograph to Live?