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Why I don’t lend money anymore

Several “friends”, acquaintances and other people,  have asked to borrow money from me.  I have lent people money to help them with business,  cancer treatment and other stuff.  Most people disappear with debt, others just lie and some guys are just struggling. (because of the reasons below) There is always a good excuse, its never…

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The world of crypto trading

Guys have been asking me for crypto advice, these are my Crypto coins observations, I am no expert.   4 years ago I brought 2 mining rigs for 300,000 baht but the cost of electric went up to a silly amount which would have been worth it long term,  but at the time I couldn’t…

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Building a rock solid future in Thailand

Kind of related to my Total Immersion thread http://bryanflowerspattaya.com/2017/02/17/total-immersion/ (well worth a read) I have lived here over 10 years and I see guys come and go all the time.  The guys that leave fastest are the guys that cannot limit their fun,  or ration out their vices. When I first moved here I decided I wanted…

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Teamwork

A guy critised me for doing too many businesses at once and overstretching myself, yet they have never spent a day with me. They do not know what resources I have, they do not know anything at all about how I do things or my mindset,  so I will explain one example here. Lets use…

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A list of reasons why I try not to listen to most people

A list of reasons why I try not to listen to most people  Do not move to Thailand, you will fail Don’t go to Thailand with little money Don’t waste your time starting a forum because the others are too large Don’t open a bar Don’t open 2 bars, its too many Don’t open 3…

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Mosquitoes, heat, heavy traffic and bad schools

Mosquitoes, heat, heavy traffic and bad schooling is what puts me off living in Pattaya, Thailand, but I have cracked all those issues, sort of. Mosquitoes – I now have an effective zapper inside my house running 247,  so its killing almost all of them off.  If I put a zapper outside it will mean…

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Re-calibrating

Re-calibrating The last 2 months of my life here have probably been the worst since I arrived around 10 years ago, from guys cheating me, making business problems, staff problems, problems with authorities and just generally dealing with low life’s. People constantly ask me why I deal with all these types, but I am in…

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Starting out again in Pattaya with no job or money.

A guy asked me what I would do if I woke up with no money and no business in Pattaya. Here is one idea of many things I would try. I would message 100 business owners in Pattaya and ask them what I can do to help their business. I would work for free to…

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Playing To Your Strengths – being accountable

I think one of the best gifts a business guy can get is self awareness, in-fact I think that’s a big secret to highly successful people, a lot of people need to be self aware to get the best out of themselves by improving. I also find a lot of people spend too much time…

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Living in Pattaya long term.

If you want to live in Thailand forever. The only way to do it is build a business and a brand. Short term insecurity means long term security. If your business folds you didn’t adapt or pay attention to the market. And you can always make another business using your experience gained. To start this…

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Finding good staff in Pattaya.

Most business owners struggle to get good staff in Pattaya. Finding skilled workers is tough. Finding one reliable and punctual is almost in possible in Pattaya. Finding both is like winning the lottery imo. The business owners in Bangkok dont seem to struggle as much getting real workers that dont disappear after 2 weeks. Especially…

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Taking my kid out of school at 13.

I had an idea today.  My plan was to travel the world when my kid was 16 years old with him left behind doing his college. But now I am thinking how useless school is to our children, its good for socialising but their is children everywhere. We don’t need the 10 times table and…

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Mentoring

I feel like I am stating the obvious here but I see so many newbie guys starting up business with little or no advice or worst of all listening to friends with no business experience. I see alot of people failing and struggling,  sometimes its an ego thing and they know better and they don’t…

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Writing my first book about Making Money In Thailand

I have done the contents page, please leave a comment if you see anything that needs adding.  (they are not in order) I am aiming for 90,000 words approx, so its 3750 words per section on average “How to make money in Thailand by finding work or starting a business” Not in order Foreward Introduction.…

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Investing In Thailand

  Over the last 3-4 years a lot of people have contacted me about investing in me or whatever I am doing. I have said no almost all the time. This was because the amounts varied from 1m-15m and I was unsure what to do with it or structure it. I didn’t want to take…

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Haters

This is a constant subject for people “high profile” or people that are very successful or get alot of attention. I will give an example of a few things haters do. Im not talking about people disagreeing with me or the odd arguement. I am talking about the sad losers that make things up because…

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Married 6 years today

6 years of marriage

I met my wife 9 years and 4 months ago.  We got married 6 years ago today (we had the celebration event this day – but went to register it later) Many guys say I am very lucky to have a very good wife that loves me and forgives me for whatever I do wrong.…

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11 tips incase you are set up

Business tips

I’m going to get blasted again for this but I am going to say it anyway because I like helping people. Here are 11 tips incase you face bib (po) and get set up. 1. Remain calm, polite and never get angry 2. Never get a lawyer involved until your facing court. They tell me…

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Fifteen mistakes I see with newbies moving to Pattaya

Newbie Mistakes

Fifteen mistakes I often see with guys moving to Thailand to live. 1. Paying their girlfriend a salary to stay with them wtf 2. Choosing the wrong girl 3. Investing too fast 4. Overpaying 5. Paying too much rent 6. Listening to the wrong people 7. Not being open minded enough 8. Not learning Thai…

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Preparing to buy a bar or small business in Pattaya

Preparing to buy a business in Pattaya

Preparing to buy a bar or small business in Pattaya and having a better chance of success. Not all of them are mandatory but it will give you your best chance. 1. Learn Thai 2. Live here a few years 3. Surround yourself with relevant bar owners 4. Have a deep understand of psychology. 5.…

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3 years ago today

3 years in Pattaya

3 years ago today my life started a new chapter, I was getting fatter and fatter.  I had started to get bloated and breathless and it got worst and worst, I felt tired all the time.  Before I arrived to Thailand I kept fit and was skinny, it was only after a few years here…

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Deal fell through for a different reason

Deal fell through in Pattaya

A barowner/friend of mine told me about a bar for sale on soi 6, but he warned me the guy selling the lease was not to be trusted and hes got issues with the police. This puts most people off but sometimes the best deals is when everyone else is scared. (i wasn’t going to…

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Business networking.

Business networking Pattaya

The more meetings I go to the more important I realise networking is. Im not talking about handing out business cards and just looking out for yourself and meeting wannabes. So many guys fall in love with an idea or their ego makes them take bad decisions. You cant fuck your idea so there is…

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Why its good to write about business or your city.

Write about business in Pattaya

Why do I enjoy writing?  For starters, I have always enjoyed writing and people would be shocked at the various styles I can do, my grammar and spelling is totally crap and I don’t care so much about people taking the piss because anyone can learn english, but people cannot learn how to write good,…

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How to get a job with Night Wish Group.

Nightwish Group Pattaya

Everyday guys are messaging me for jobs. (and messaging other guys in our team) So I want to write about our situation here briefly and the best way of going about it. I am not interested in previous experience or peoples CV, we aren’t looking for experienced bar managers from farangland. We are looking for…

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Taking risks to accelerate growth

Taking risk to accelerate growth

5 years ago i found myself making 100k in one lump. I never had much more than 5-20k in my bank. I had no salary i was working for myself and hustling for whatever i could. I seen some off plan houses for sale for 850k each. Deposit was 10k per house and 5k per…

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The Night Wish Group Story

Nightwish Group Pattaya

The Night Wish Group Story Some guys show an interest in our story and the way we are set up, I will start from the beginning, there has been a lot of managers come and go, and we are grateful to their work, after all its teamwork, we cannot accept all the credit. I am…

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A gogo owner ripped off by his manager.

Gogo owner ripped off by manager

I’ve had lots of business owners coming to me for help. 2 gogo owners this last few weeks have received my help. I am probably creating a few enemies but they are bad people. Here is another story. A gogo lease holder has a manager. The manager is meant to be paying him monthly to…

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Eat dirt, cry, suffer and masturbate.

  I can’t believe how much guys value themselves at the start of businesses and paying themselves good salaries using investors money before the business actually starts making profit. This often causes conflicts with investors and between business partners. I personally think you should eat dirt, suffer as you build up your business. Lots of…

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Common questions I get asked.

Common Questions

Common questions I get asked. How do you do so much? I set things up and employ someone to do it, the whole time I rarely commit to daily chores long term, my aim is to keep all of my time clear, but I still end up having 3-4 meetings per day. I keep my…

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Another tragic story

Another tragic story in Pattaya

A guy brought a gogo on his ladies advice, they had only been to walking street twice and they brought a double unit on soi 6. They spent 3m making it into a gogo. They had never been to soi 6 before and didn’t know any police.   When they opened they didn’t have any…

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Damaging the scene

Some numbnuts had been going around gogos filming (with permission) topless girls. They were very good quality videos with camera lights. He had about 10 videos. The problem is, someone can send that link to the cops cuz they are dying for an easy target. Guys like this damage the scene. We get told off…

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Farang snitches

As always using farang snitches (see video below) Years ago I thought these guys helped the police stitch bar owners up to get out of child abuse charges or drugs, but years ago I found out there is a queue of farang queuing up to work for the cops for free just for a pat…

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Strategies to find work in Thailand

Im still thinking of things to write my book on how to work or make money to stay in Thailand. I think the following strategies are good – dont fall out with people whatever they do (within reason) – personal branding – working for free, unless you have a job offer. Just because you have…

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Another story of a business owner being scammed.

Another story of a business owner being scammed. A few weeks ago a gogo owner contacted me, I wont mention his name or the gogo until action has been taken. A year or so ago he asked his best friend of 20 years to manage his gogo while he was back at home in farangland.…

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12 examples of business deals that I couldn’t close

12 examples of business deals that I couldn’t close I seen a double unit for sale, (lease for sale) it was a shit hole but the rent was very very attractive, (no key money just an annual lump sum) as we got closer to the deal the landlord said that the current tenant will need…

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101 Signs of becoming successful at business

101 Signs of becoming successful at business or at least going in the right direction. 1. Banks become a daily chore 2. Constantly trying to get mortgages 3. Seeing accountants and lawyers often 4. Trying to remember when car insurances expire 5. Chasing up debts 6. Money problems dont go away they just get bigger.…

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Pattaya is doomed

These are the titles of the threads that have been springing up on Pattaya web forums for over 8 years in my personal experience and sometimes we have bouts of them as recently. Most of the members that start the threads seem to fit in one or more of the categories. Non-drinkers, non-Thai speakers, lackadaisical,…

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Advice for investors

Investors and aspiring business guys here are very difficult to match up, everyone has different agendas and there are too many ifs and buts.  There is just to much bullshit in this town and often the only way to contact people is through word of mouth between mutual friends. It would be nice to make…

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10 examples of business deals that I couldn’t close

I seen a double unit for sale, it was a shit hole but the rent was very very attractive, (no key money just an annual lumpsum) as we got closer to the deal the landlord said that the current tenant will need to leave his name on the contract. I wanted to figure out a…

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Steps to set up a business in Thailand (or anywhere i guess)

Steps to set up a business in Thailand (or anywhere i guess) I have quickly compiled the steps you need to take before you open a business in Thailand. People do get successful without some of my listed steps. But for the best chance of survival you need to do everything you can. 1. Move…

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Motivation and my driving force.

I wanted to write about what motivates me, maybe it can help others. After an Anthony Robbins seminar 11 years ago i was introduced to a new way of thinking. He calls it finding the power within. If you can motivate yourself using strong negative forces. Then you will get a lot of benefits. If…

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How to live in Thailand long term. – just my thoughts

I have met many guys over the years, many have had to return home, some don’t want to admit that. Lots of guys are surprised I was able to come here with 30,000 baht and make a go of it. I see so many guys trying to be sensible and leaving their foot in the…

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Total Immersion

Total Immersion. A few thoughts after living here for 10 years I thought I would write some thoughts about what I have learnt in the last ten years (continuously) living in Pattaya, Thailand. Sorry about my grammar or spellings but I enjoy writing and I don’t enjoy correcting stuff. I moved here when I was…

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