Sam is a professional gambler turned entrepreneur. He has started more than 30 businesses with some successes and many more failures.
Here you can find diaries and how-to guides so you can learn from what worked and avoid Sam’s mistakes.
Canggu is a beachfront village in Bali, that for some reason has become the digital nomad capital of the world. Nowhere else is there such a density of remote workers, co-working spaces and wifi enabled vegan brunch spots. Everywhere you go, from the beach clubs to...read more
Another month another monthly report. I spent all of August in Bali and had some real swings of productivity. I got the podcast back on track, did a lot of planning and worked on some big deals for Pipehouse Gin. But towards the end of the month my work rate slowed...read more
It has been about a month since we started our Instagram journey. And drum roll.... we have 185 followers. Yeah. I know. Your gran has more followers But that's OK. We have learned a lot in the last month. And the strategy was always going to start out and produce...read more
Welcome back to another monthly report! And what a different month July was. We gave up our home, sold most of our possessions and hopped on a flight to the other side of the world. The plan: to work and travel full-time. Living out of hotels and working from cafes...read more
Oh no! I hear you say. Not another Instagram influencer. Another vapid narcissist who won the genetic lottery and is getting paid to eat amazing food. Well for one, that's not what I am going to be doing, my pout is nowhere near good enough to make it through selfies...read more
Hello and welcome back to another monthly report. It is going to be a short one this month because I honestly have been so busy with other things that work took a backseat in May. One of the nice things about being self-employed is that taking a chilled out month...read more
This is a quick post telling you how I managed to get a license to distil my own gin from my house. It's actually easier than you think: In order to get a license to distil gin from your home you need to: Fill out form L5 and apply for a rectifier's license Explain...read more
Serendipity is a concept I think about a lot and massively impacts how I do business and how I live my life. Wikipedia describes it as “the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way". Or in other words: being in the right place at the...read more
Another month, another report. And a late report at that. That's because I've had the last 3 weeks off work. I go through phases and have been doing some questioning about why I do any of this. I realised that I don't think I have ever taken any extended time off work...read more
Today we’re going to be talking about how to manage your international logistics as a one-person business. Or in other words, how to make sure your products successfully flow around the world when all you have is an internet connection. It’s easy to get intimidated by...read more
I have been selling online through an Amazon FBA business since 2013, but I haven't really spoken about it much on this blog. I hesitate because to a reader I think it sounds too easy. The logic is simple and the businesses can be very profitable, but that doesn't...read more
What a month! What can I say! We launched our new flavoured gin. The podcast took off and started ranking in the charts. And I turned 30. March has been my favourite month in a long time. It all came together and a lot of the stuff I've been complaining about recently...read more