Twenty-two years ago, my husband and I sold our house in upstate New York, packed up our furniture and our four kids and moved to Florida. Without jobs. Our children ranged in age from seven years to 12. In school, the youngest was finishing first grade, the oldest was in seventh. We were pulling … [Read more...] about How to Balance Adventure and Risk
Dedicated to "future Global Managers," The Global You by Susan Bloch and Philip Whiteley sets out ten strategies for achieving success as a working expat. The book is aimed at the expat who works for a company that sends him on an overseas assignment, but there are lessons which expats by choice … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to The Global You
My new e-book Untether Yourself: 5 Portable Careers to Support You Overseas is now available as a free download. 80% of you have told me you'll need to earn a living overseas, and none of you expect to do it in a traditional job. So what's an expat to do? Lots of you turn to hospitality and … [Read more...] about Free E-book: Untether Yourself
Periodically, I'm going to insert a brief poll to get some feedback from you, readers, about whether you're finding what you want and need here. Today, since we've just been discussing health care, I'm asking for some input on how well we're doing in that department. I'd really appreciate it if … [Read more...] about What Would You Like to Read About?