Heather Thorkelson: Building her republic of freedom

November 26, 2014 | ,

Business strategist Heather Thorkelson has built a location-independent business that gives her the freedom to stay in one place or to move on, and to switch things up based on what she needs at the time, whether it’s adventure or connection or time to unplug. Tune in to hear more about her inspiring approach to life, work, and building a business.

Most Memorable Location-Independent Experiences
Working on and executing a launch while traveling in remote parts of Iceland and Greenland by tethering my iPhone Wi-Fi to my laptop.

Biggest Surprise along the Way
How much I have lost tolerance for lack of efficiency over the years.

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In this episode

  • How she knew she needed to leave her home country (again)
  • Finding an environment and lifestyle in which you can thrive
  • Tips for moving abroad with a pet
  • Owning property as a nomad
  • Being a part-time Antarctica expedition guide and how it’s helped her business
  • Why she’s more focused on living her life than on reaching specific business/financial goals
  • And much more
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