EP 032: David McKeegan – Designing The Life Of Your Dreams As An Expat Entrepreneur
Designing The Life Of Your Dreams As An Expat Entrepreneur.
David McKeegan and Mikkel Thorup talk in detail about what it takes to be an expat entrepreneur. How a young couples life looks like starting in NY City as students, moving to Barcelona Spain for an MBA program, starting their careers in Finance in London, England and realizing that they just didn’t want to raise a family with both parents working 12 hour days and how could they achieve their dream life.
Here starts the life of an expat entrepreneur
David McKeegan and Mikkel Thorup go back and look at how one family created their dream life abroad, and what would it took to make it a reality.
David and his wife Carrie now live in Bali, Indonesia with their 3 boys and are owners of a Greenback Expat Tax Service that does taxes for expat Americans with clientele coming from 212 countries. Listen in to hear how David and Carrie decided on Taxes for Americans but more importantly how life can be living outside of your country of birth.
WHY AMERICAN EXPAT TAXES?
Mikkel Thorup goes deep with David McKeegan on how and why they decided on American expat taxes. Of all the businesses they could do, why American expat taxes? Listen carefully because David and Mikkel talk about how a business is born and how you can create your business if you go about it methodically yet creatively.
LIVING OUTSIDE YOUR COUNTRY OF BIRTH
We all know what an expat is, right? For those of you that are not sure, here is Wikipedia’s definition: An expatriate (often shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than their native country.
How To Grow Your Business For The Life You Really Want
David McKeegan is a brilliant marketer. You have to be to build a company that is successful and allows you and your family to move and live in other countries around the world. David talks about best marketing practices of outsourcing and what not to outsource. And so much more!
- What’s hot for Expat communities
- What pushing through looks like
- Being resilient
- Overcoming adversity
- Travel vision for the future and what that looks like
- How to build a really really successful business
In a Nutshell
I had such an amazing time chatting with David McKeegan. I loved his stories of how he interacts with freelancers from around the globe and how he’s creating his tribe and really, why and how his business model works and how it can work for you too.
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DAVID’S MOTTO: Live an Adventurous Life
How can we reach David McKeegan:
On The Expat Money Show, I aim to bring in the best Entrepreneurs from around the globe who are doing some really incredible things. David McKeegan has lived a life that most entrepreneurs strive for. David and Carrie and their 3 boys live life as an adventure! And isn’t that really what we all strive for.
It’s all about living life to the fullest, following your dreams, meeting new people and spending time with your spouse and children. For me this certainly is the case, and if you want a glimpse into the life of another expat entrepreneur who has created his dream life, listen to this episode. Share this podcast with your colleagues! They will love you forever!
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Always Remember, Endeavour to Greatness