Esther Inman wanted it all: Travel, career, family. And she got it. Now she helps others to make a decent living, working as a virtual assistant. We talk about freedom, Bali and how to find your first client. (Her answer might surprise you.) Get her free VA course at 90dayva.com & employment abroad at immigrantspirit.com
Hey! I am on vacation, but I made a little something to make you smile today. Listen to this trailer to find out more - then search for "Solarpunk" on your podcast app.
Or visit www.solarpunk.art.
If you like what I did - leave a comment in your podcast app - over at the "Solarpunk" show. It means the world to me! :)
Expats: How do to become a precious asset to any employer. Especially when you move to a foreign country. Ana struggles to find a job in Germany, despite a PhD and an EU passport. Together we figure out how she discovers employers pain points and use them to her advantage. More: immigrantspirit.com
How do you get a job if you cannot leave the house? Shannon Digby had bad luck. She moved from New Zealand to Germany - just to be stuck in her flat, days after her arrival.
I let you eavedrop while I coach Shannon. Together we figure out how you reach the decision makers behind a job ad - when you cannot leave the house.
This method is respectful. It works in the US as well as abroad.
Get coaching at livingunconventionally.com/coaching
PS: Get my book "How To Win Jobs & Influence Germans" on amazon.
Eric Molinsky creates pieces of time and let's you escape into imaginary worlds. I talk with Eric about his journey from agonizing animator to becoming the host of the wonderful sci-fi & phantasy podcast Imaginary Worlds. Find more content on livingunconventionally.com/226 and imaginaryworldspodcast.org
Pat Flynn got fired in the 2008 crisis. Today millions listen to his podcasts. I talk with Pat about how you turn crisis into a happier life:
Imagine this: You are a successful lawyer in New York. You graduated from a famous University. You worked in France and Japan and you even had a stint at the European Court of Justice. Then you fall in love and move across the big pond to Germany. And suddenly none of your life achievements are worth anything. Join me in a short coaching session with Sophie Carter - who uses these challenges as fuel to build the life of her dreams.
Andrea just quit her daytime job. One year ago she told Chris in an "on Air" coaching that she wants to change her life - and girl she did! :) After taking a virtual assistant course, she found 5 clients. Now she works location independently - and plans her first trip.
Virtual Assistant Course
Andrea's "on Air" coaching session
Fadi got a job abroad. 500 job applications and not a single interview. Then Fadi bought my Expats Job Offer Guarantee and got a job in Berlin in just 2 months. Listen to Fadi's story. Get the Guarantee at www.immigrantspirit.com/guarantee
Everyone has a fascinating story to share - if you invest a little time, patience and empathy. If you dream of becoming an expat or digital nomad I want to hear your story. Sign up for a free "on Air" coaching at www.livingunconventionally.com/mystory
Chris Pyakis joined by Xavier Hamm who traveled from Ottawa, Canada to Argentina - on a bike.
Follow Xavier's travels at his site: http://followthehumoftheearth.com
Find Xavier's videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKQnvltsAb4AITUPwscBwXA/about
Climb a tree with Mara Seng and make a living harvesting coconuts. Mara also takes us back to her childhood in Portugal, the weird feeling of being German in Germany - and she shows us the best places in Lisboa. You can follow Mara on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whereis.mara/
Also: Join like-minded adventure seekers in the Living Unconventionally Community at www.livingunconventionally.com/facebook
If you dream about becoming a digital nomad: Listen to Amy Scott and Chris Pyak talking about different ways to bring a location independent lifestyle and your desire to..well, eat... into harmony. Join Amy's Nomadtopia Collective at: http://livingunconventionally.com/nomadtopia
Amy Scott is back on the show. Follow Amy on her journey to Argentina, dance Salsa with her and watch as she falls in love. (Chris also shares his own love story). Join Amy's Nomadtopia Collective at http://livingunconventionally.com/nomadtopia
Digital nomads, expats and adventure seekers: Let's talk manure! Meet Lydia Krüger and join her journey from wasted hours in pointless meetings in Berlin to becoming a game publisher and professional writer. Lydia also shares the joy of shoveling manure around the globe. Check out Lydia's blog about new work: https://www.bueronymus.de/
Erica Duran is a digital nomad, a podcast host and a experienced world traveler. She shares with us how she gets hotels and AirBnB's to pay for her stay. And why she loves Hawai so much. Meet Erica at https://ericaduran.co
Mart lives many digital nomads dream: Working remotely with his own schedule, while still enjoying the benefits of being an employee: Paid vacations and a secure salary every month. Join Mart and me in the conversation and maybe find your absolute dream job with Toggle.
Remote jobs at https://toggl.com/jobs//
Rachel describes herself as a young black woman who travels the world. I would describe her as someone who brings joy to every conversation. I spoke with Rachel about her trips to South Asia, the reason why she ditched a six-figure job at the age of 25 and the freedom she found. Listen to Rachel's story. Meet her at www.racheltravels.com
Become an expat and work for international companies around the globe. Experience a new country in debt for 3-4 years. Maria Lamp from Jobbatical answers the question: "How To Get a Job in an international company?" - And I talk about how you use that to move to your dream country. :) English speaking jobs worldwide: www.immigrantspirit.com & www.jobbatical.com
Startup Visa Estonia! I talk with Merilin Lukk from the Estonian government about the easiest way to get a work visa for the European Union. Really cool: A digital native visa is on the way as well. Startup Visa Estonia requirements: http://livingunconventionally.com/startupestonia
John Collins moved from Colorado to work for Flixbus in Berlin. John shares his experiences with German kindergarten for his little boy, trips to Salzburg & Amsterdam and his love for trains, both fast and tiny. Check www.livingunconventionally.com/210 for links to the most beauitful locations!
Charlie Stamp is back on the show. After ditching his job and traveling through South East Asia (Episode 81 & 82) - he and his wife Christina finally settled in Malta. But not for much longer...
Check out their blog www.maptrotting.com for wonderful pictures & more stories.
Digital nomads work where they live. And they live wherever they want. One thing in your life needs consistency, though: Your business. I talk with Kristiina Aljas-Saarma about your company for global business.
Use CHRISPYAK to get a discount www.livingunconventionally.com/yourcompany
How do Digital Nomads create continuity in their business? How do you minimise paperwork and run your company completely online? Meet Arnaud Castagnet, chief evangelist for Estonia's e-residency. https://e-resident.gov.ee/
How can you finance travels to 30 countries? How can especially young people alter their career to better reflect their values? And how does Michelle Obama plays into all of this? Find out in the second part of my interview with Tamara Thorpe.
Meet Tamara at www.tamarathorpe.com and http://tamarathorpe.com/work-with-me/real-leadership/