Sylvie McCracken is a former Hollywood celebrity assistant turned full time entrepreneur currently living in Abu Dhabi with her husband and 3 kids. She writes about treating and preventing health conditions with real food and natural remedies. Sylvie talks with Andrew about running her business overseas and why she moved to Abu Dhabi.

 

Key Takeaways:

Andrew’s Editorial:

[1:20] The last Passport to Freedom event will be hosted from January 14th-16th.

[7:20] We’re here to live the life of our dreams.

[12:00] At the Passport to Freedom event, Andrew will be talking about three residency programs.

[16:25] The speakers will be people who are doing exactly what you want to be doing.

[18:00] Why do you really need an offshore company?

[19:30] Don’t do it just because someone else told you to.

 

Interview:

[21:55] How did Sylvia get started?

[23:30] Does traveling with a family make you more focused in your business?

[26:20] Why did Sylvie and her family leave the US?

[30:55] Why move to Abu Dhabi?

[31:45] Sylvie talks about Middle Eastern culture and common myths.

[35:30] How has Sylvia planted her flags?

[37:40] Was it difficult for Sylvia to get residency for the entire family?

[39:40] Sylvie believes the black market exchange could happen in North America.

[41:00] Biggest challenges? Efficiency.

[42:50] Is Abu Dhabi a first world place to live?

 

The Lighting Round:

[45:45] One business – Staffing company.

[47:15] One country – US/Argentina

[47:55] One book – The Big Leap. 

[48:15] One tool – Trello

 

Listener Question:

[50:35] What’s Andrew’s favorite exotic food?

[53:15] You can get a second passport without living somewhere else full time.
[54:35] Nothing is holding you back.

[55:35] Don’t copy the thought leader. Make decisions that are right for you.

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://nomadcapitalist.com/

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The Big Leap by Hendricks Gay, PhD.

 

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