The Voluntary Life: November 2013

26 November 2013

134 Employee Conditioning

The biggest challenge to becoming an entrepreneur is overcoming your conditioning. It's never been a better time to start your own business, yet we are all conditioned to think like worker drones. This episode is about how to break your employee conditioning.

Show Notes
Episode 111 on Risk in Entrepreneurship
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley
The Peter Principle

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14 November 2013

133 Going Minimalist

An update on my experience of going minimalist. Topics covered:
  • The benefits of minimalism
  • How it feels getting rid of stuff
  • The downside of minimalism?
  • Some suggestions for going minimalist
Show Notes

  • It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff by Peter Walsh
  • Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i
  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen


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    3 November 2013

    132 Perpetual Travellers Part 4: Interview With Andrew Henderson

    Andrew is the founder and host of the Nomad Capitalist website and radio show. In this interview he describes his life as an expat entrepreneur, including:
    • travels through South East Asia
    • Becoming a nomad capitalist
    • different opportunities for investment abroad
    • Diversification: do you need it?
    • Dealing with the practicalities of doing business on the road
    • perpetual travel: the good and the bad

    Show Notes
    "Passport to Freedom" Event In Las Vegas January 2014
    Nomad Capitalist Website

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