Jason Hartman talks with Chris Guillebeau, author, world traveler, and non-conformist. From 2002-2013, Chris made it his mission to visit all 193 countries, and succeeded. His first book, The Art of Non-Conformity, led him to his second book, The $100 Startup. Those books have been translated into more than 20 languages and sold over half a million copies.
Chris joined Jason to talk about his travel adventures, his beliefs on entrepreneurialism, and the power that being geographically independent brings to each individual.
[2:27] How Chris’ trip across the US and Canada led to his book The $100 Startup
[5:35] What being geographically independent can mean for you and your lifestyle
[9:20] Why Chris decided he should write about non-conformity
[12:20] Chris’ experience between writing his thesis paper compared to blogging
[16:07] What The Happiness of Pursuit means to Chris
[20:16] Chris’ advice to any aspiring authors
“The best time to start was last year, but failing that today will do”