The Voluntary Life: March 2014

31 March 2014

148 Mental Decluttering

This episode is about freeing your mind by decluttering all your mental baggage on a regular basis. Topic covered include:
  • The benefits of going on an information and media diet
  • The importance of having a trusted system for how to declutter your mind and control the information buildup around you.
  • The role of a weekly clear-out, as part of a weekly review 
  • Applying the "inbox-zero" approach beyond email to digital inboxes, physical inboxes, social inboxes, and life in general.
Show Notes

19 March 2014

147 Out Of The Box Interview: Financial Freedom and Personal Development

Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews financial freedom advocate, investor, and host of The Voluntary Life Podcast, Jake Desyllas (@thevoluntary). They discuss the various ways to escape the rat race. Jake talks about the different techniques he has discovered, including unjobbing, extreme saving, business ownership, investing, and more. Also, in depth discussion on the importance of personal and self development in the process of financial freedom.


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13 March 2014

146 Freedom Lovin' Interview: Living In Mexico

This episode is an interview that I did with Kevin Koskella from Freedom Lovin podcast. Kevin and I talk about expat life in Mexico: the pros, cons and experiences.


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7 March 2014

145 Win-Win Negotiation Part 2: Strength and Value

Part 2 in a series on win-win negotiation. This episode explains the process of principled negotiation and answers two key questions for any negotiation:
  • What determines your negotiating strength? 
  • How do you create value in a negotiation? 
Show Notes
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