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A cubicle farm is a monotonous office environment characterized by white collar slaves wasting there lives in pseudo-offices with four foot walls while slowly morphing into zombies. – Urban Dictionary
About Rise of the Cubicle Farmer
Rise of the Cubicle Farmer is a 25 45 60 day Road Trip devoted to capturing the stories of remarkable misfits who have managed to use technology to share their art with the world, and “rise up” from jobs and lives that didn’t fit them.
AJ Leon and The LaC Project are traveling across the United States and Canada to meet with entrepreneurs, digital nomads, workshifters, small business people, co-working centers and founders of business web applications to capture stories of people leveraging technology to create innovative businesses and empowering work environments.
We will be meeting with people that define their work as something they do instead of some place that they sit. We want hear stories and understand how coworking, workshifting and modern web applications have changed how people manage their businesses and live their lives.
Who are the Crazies behind this project?
AJ and Melissa Leon are the passionate and digitally nomadic entrepreneurs behind The LaC Project. AJ blogs about relationship marketing, social media and the experience economy over at www.ajleon.me . AJ also writes a Newsletter dedicated to helping you launch your business and social projects and act on your ideas.
For more information or for blogger and/or media requests, please visit here.
Why are we doing this?
Our primary goal is to tell inspiring stories of entrepreneurs who walked away from conventional lives and started using technology to share their art with the world. We are hoping to educate and empower aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners to follow their lead. To show them that the tools are out there, they just have to start leveraging them.
Where are we going?
Our 18,000 mile route will take us across 26 states as well as two Canadian provinces. You can check out the entire Route here. If you have your own story to tell about your rise from the cubicle farm culture, you can request a stop and we’ll do our best to swing by if its on our way!
Who are our sponsors and why did we approach them?
Our full sponsor list can be seen here. Every single sponsor that we approached provides products and services that we personally use and love. We want to make business people aware of these amazing web applications and products that are either free or ridiculously inexpensive to show how you can run a seriously robust business in an ultra lean way.