Ultimate Digital Nomad Pack List by Erlend Bakke

erlendbakkeThe second part of my Hardcore MBA seminar series is on a topic very near to my heart – gadgets, software, and technology. If you’re reading this, you probably know that I’m all about finding ways to save your time and leverage other people’s, and there’s no better way to do this than using carefully chosen software. The right piece of software can turn a daunting, time-consuming task into something that barely requires a first thought, let alone a second one!

In this week’s seminar podcast, you’ll find out:

  • Why you should make your website as simple as possible.
  • The importance of using software to measure everything – you can’t manage what you don’t measure!
  • Why I keep my smart phone on silent and try not to have it packed full of apps.
  • And the gadgets I carry with me everywhere for optimum work and health.

This week’s seminar is super simple to follow, but everyone will be able to take away at least one great tip from it – and even if you only find one useful new piece of software from this podcast, think about how much time it will save you over the course of your life. That’s got to be worth 45 minutes of your listening time.

To make things even easier for you, here’s a list of links to all the software and gadgets I mention in the podcast:

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How to Set Your Business on Autopilot When You Are on Holiday

On Hardcore MBA, we’re often talking about how to put in the hard work to get your business up and running. But the whole point of following my model and setting up an efficient business that leverages other people’s time is to get yourself a freedom lifestyle. And that means taking time out to relax and live your dreams, while being confident that your business will still be ticking over nicely and making you money while you’re gone.

That’s what this week’s seminar is all about – how to get your business running like clockwork, so that you can take some well-deserved time out without having to constantly check your emails, take phone calls, and generally fret about what your employees are up to.

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The Truth About Entrepreneurship with Erlend Bakke

erlendbakkeThis week we’re trying something a little different here at Hardcore MBA – instead of interviewing a successful entrepreneur, author, or coach to see how their mind ticks, I’m going to give you a little insight into my own success! This week’s episode is the first part of a series of resources I’m putting together that will show you the straightforward philosophies that have helped me in business and in life. But be warned: there are no magic bullets here! There’s no snake oil being sold, and there’s no ‘three secret tricks that will make you a millionaire overnight’. But there is the chance to learn from my mistakes and put yourself on solid ground for your own journey towards the freedom lifestyle.

Take a listen, and find out:

  • Why MBA means Mixed Business Academy in this case.
  • Why training for entrepreneurship is similar to becoming a Navy SEAL (no, really!).
  • How to spot a surge and surf the wave of a trend to its end point, without getting scared and bailing at the first sign of trouble.
  • The six pillars that make up a fulfilled and fulfilling life, and which ones most entrepreneurs neglect.
  • All about the ancient business wisdom of the Stoics.
  • And why, as Ryan Holiday says, the obstacle is the way, and you need to face up to the key responsibility of being an entrepreneur – solving other people’s problems.

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