Adam Gootnick's experience teaching in Thailand was the inspiration behind the formation of his company Journey to Teach Abroad. His advice for teacherpreneurs? If you feel passionate about your venture, go for it. Once you’ve made that decision, your fears turn into excitement.
1. Thank you for taking time out of your busy day for this interview Adam. Can you tell us where you teach and how long have you been teaching?
I'm a Los Angeles, California native. After living and teaching in Thailand for over a year, I grew so passionate about helping others discover what I experienced that I started Journey to Teach Abroad. The whole experience was transformative - traveling a beautiful country, bonding with international explorers, and teaching children who want to learn.
2. Can you describe a typical day?
While in Thailand, the morning started with a glass of water, a cold shower, and 20 minutes of stretching and meditation. I drove my scooter to...