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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019

Matt Kepnes on how to travel for years (instead of days or weeks) at a time

In this episode of Deviate, Matt discusses what led him to travel, and adapting to life on the road; planning his first trip, and the early days of travel; the impact of travel, and the concept of being “interesting”; travel friendships and relationships; travel obstacles; and his evolution as a traveler over the course of a decade.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

How I Made $8,000 per Month Podcasting, and Why You Probably Don’t Want To

Small podcasts can make real money. I run the Disrupting Japan podcast. Like many podcasts, the show dives deep into a small niche. It has no real hope of mass-market appeal. It turns out that if you want to make a living from a small podcast, its best to ignore most conventional advice. At least, that’s what I had to do.

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

What is work?

The current discussion in the future of work is all about skills and reskilling. It’s how do we give workers a new set of skills so they can continue to be productive. At one level, that’s understandable because a lot of the work is being taken by the machine. But again, it’s not rethinking the work itself.

Friday, Apr 26, 2019

Off The Chain Podcast

Host Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano talks to some of the most respected names in crypto and Wall Street to find out how intelligent investors from the new and old financial system are thinking about digital assets. With over 80+ episodes, start with the conversation between Anthony and Murad Mahmudov, to learn about Bitcoin, how it works and why you should take note even if you’re not interested in crypto.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019

Working Remotely

Pablo Stanley talks us through what it’s like to design while working remote.

Monday, Feb 18, 2019

A Primer on Remote Work and Distributed Teams with Matt Mullenweg and Andreas Klinger

On this episode Erik is joined by Matt Mullenweg, founder of Wordpress and Automattic, as well as Andreas Klinger, VP of Engineering at CoinList and a founding team member of Product Hunt. The three of them discuss the benefits and drawbacks of a distributed team, and why it is the future for knowledge work.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

Making sense of the world

Jan Chipchase is the founder of Studio D Radiodurans, a consultancy that’s perhaps like none other in the world. He and his team travel to the far edges of the earth on behalf of clients to immerse themselves in difficult environments and understand human behaviour. This week Jan shares lessons for travelling anywhere, making sense of the world and making a difference.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016

Estonian E-Residency: Is It For You

In this episode, you’ll hear from Estonian E-Resident Joel Runyon. Joel is the man behind the fitness and mindset blog, The Blog of Impossible Things. You’ll also hear from Estonia’s Chief Information Officer, Taavi Kotka. The two share their insights on how E-Residency could pave the path for the future of how nations, citizens and those seeking location independence interact.

Monday, Oct 10, 2016

Rolf Potts on Travel Tactics, Creating Time Wealth, and Lateral Thinking

World travel doesn’t have to be a wealthy person’s sport. In this often hilarious conversation, Rolf and I dig deep into travel tactics, creating time wealth, “managing success,” and much more. It’s a fun romp through every imaginable topic, from business to poetry, and from Wall Street to psychedelics.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

Why Does Everyone Hate Flying? And Other Questions Only a Pilot Can Answer

Patrick Smith, the author of Cockpit Confidential, answers every question we can throw at him about what really happens up in the air.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016

Andrew Zimmern on Bizarre Foods and the Power of Travel

On today’s show, Andrew talks about the transformative power of travel, a life-changing trip to Madagascar, and the decision he made to be himself, rather than a character of himself, on Bizarre Foods.