Outsourcing to the Philippines

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Erlend discovered Outsourcing to the Philippines when he was doing 360 photography and his arms were hurting, needed help but couldn’t afford to hire in Norway. So, he started an Ad on a Filipino website, got 30 applicants and about 5 passed. Eventually, Erlend hired 1 guy who happens to be his current business partner. He then hired his first VA Regina Evangelista, who is still his business partner in Mr. Outsource, a business processing company.

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Morning Routine with Erlend Bakke

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Everyone has a morning routine but only a few have an established one. Meaning to say, a morning routine that’s planned out will eventually help you in your daily life.

Erlend talks about his morning routine and how he started on it in 2011. He started out just simply working every day and didn’t really had the habits of a successful entrepreneur. It takes a long time to implement habits, takes about 66 days. Erlend even tried drawing 66 blocks on a sheet of paper and marking it down daily. [Read more…]

All About Stoicism

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In this episode, Erlend talks about his life once as a Stoic. Let’s check and see!

He is a big fan of Stoicism, Tim Ferris inspired him to free himself from business and travel the world. Every morning, he reads the Daily Stoic, a book by Ryan Holiday. He finds it a good way to start the day. Stoicism is where the ancient Greeks discuss their philosophy. [Read more…]