Episode 9: Living a Legendary Life of Freedom
by Christy Haussler (comments: 0) |
Today’s episode features the story of spouses Stephen Hnilica and Aris Creates who call themselves Backpack Entrepreneurs. They also call the global group they’re forming #digitalnomads while sociologists refer to their groups as transnational entrepreneurs . They use the internet and their travels to grow their cross-border contacts. Revolutionary innovations in electronic communication and transportation technology help them build easy and fast contacts across long distances around the globe.
Our guest: Backpack Entrepreneurs
Stephen and Aris are urban entrepreneurs from Tampa, Florida who set themselves up on a mission to travel the world to speak, teach, and share their business profile. They likewise learn a lot from their growing network of social connections around the world. Stephen originally walked from his hometown Tampa, Florida to Seattle, Washington in 2013 to raise $100,000 for the education of 10,000 poor children in India. He encountered obstacles and a number of challenging situations but his campaign was a success.
When he and Aris met in 2015, they discovered that they share the passions for business development, problem-solving, and technology. They decided to work and live together to share their entrepreneurial knowledge with other people. The couple believes that anyone who has the right attitude, tools, and guidance can live a similar life of freedom. They are having so much fun and are very grateful for the opportunity to travel and share their skills and talents worldwide.
What you'll learn:
- How they earn their income to support their travels
- How they grow their social connections around the world
- What product or service they offer as traveling entrepreneurs
- How they save on the costs of their travel, food, and lodging
- Reasons why they don’t stay too long in one place
- What impact they make on the world
- Their challenges, difficulties, risks they face, and fears.
- Their tips for other backpack entrepreneurs.
Quote of the Cast:
We want to bring together people in a global community where we support one another toward living the life of freedom.
Connect with Backpack Entrepreneurs:
Charlie believes the cornerstone of creating success with your finances and your life, is to act like an entrepreneur! Eliminating an "entitlement mentality" and taking control of your life's choices and personal finances are the first steps to igniting and aligning your passions with your finances.