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That Remote Life is a podcast focused on helping you become location independent in order to live life on your terms. Serial entrepreneur and traveler Mitko Karshovski interviews some of the most successful entrepreneurs and digital nomads to help uncover the strategies and skills to help you reach the same success. Follow Mitko's journey in real-time as he builds his own location independent business and shares all the lessons and experiences. If you are someone who wants to get out of a de ...
 
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💬 Topics Discussed: How Chase went from growing up in Western North Carolina to traveling full time How Chase discovered Doist and got his job there Most important lessons from running a large distributed team How do you apply trust and transparency within a company in the real world? How can companies transition from tracking time to tracking resu…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: Why Heath decided to take a guided trip to Bulgaria How to buy a van for 50% the regular price How long it takes to build out a van Realities of living in a van and how to do it the right way as a remote worker How living as a digital nomad allows you to be more productive How Heath's company generates over $40K per month helpin…
 
We continue our series on the Inquisition with the campaigns to suppress the Waldensians. These "Poor Men (and Women!) of Lyon" were known for their sandals and their beards; but mostly for their Christian piety, humility, and charity. So of course they had to die. And die they did, in the tens, hundreds, and thousands.…
 
Büke Uras on “The Balyans: Ottoman Architecture and the Balyan Archive” (Korpus). The Balyan family served as Ottoman imperial architects for three generations in the 19th century and are responsible for some of Istanbul's most iconic monuments, including Dolmabahçe Palace and Ortaköy Mosque. Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Members g…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: How putting yourself in uncomfortable situations can help you become a stronger person. Should you tell people about the projects you’re working on? Eric's background and how he came to write the Almanack of Naval What was it like writing a book about Naval Ravikant Other projects Eric is currently working on The 4 different typ…
 
Suna Çağaptay on “The First Capital of the Ottoman Empire: The Religious, Architectural and Social History of Bursa” (IB Tauris/Bloomsbury). The book examines Bursa's history from antiquity to today, particularly its hybrid and plural character after transitioning from Byzantine to Ottoman rule in the 14th century. Support Turkey Book Talk by becom…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: How Shawna went from financial analysis to flipping websites for a living. How Shawna learned to build niche authority sites Tips for incremental exists by flipping websites. How to decide if something is a good topic to write about or not. What kind of skills do you need in order to get started building niche authority sites? W…
 
In this episode we begin a full immersion experience into that most infamous of offices, The Inqusition. From the forces at play in the persecution society where it began, through a few early burnings, to the papal bull that started it all, we refuse to shrink from staring it in all its repressive sanctimony. We also cover some of the early heretic…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: Should you buy a business instead of starting one from scratch? What is it like to sell a business? Why it's important to niche down your business? Where are the most popular areas to outsource employees? Why Eastern Europe should be on your radar for outsourcing employees When should you outsource from the Philippines and what …
 
Dimitris Kamouzis on “Greeks in Turkey: Elite Nationalism and Minority Politics in Late Ottoman and Early Republican Istanbul” (Routledge). The book explores the spread of nationalism and ideas of unity with Greece among Istanbul's Greek Orthodox community from the 19th century to 1923 and beyond. Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Memb…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: How meditating can help improve your mental wellbeing How Danny became interested in entrepreneurship from a young age Why Gary Vaynerchuk called Danny's mom Why Danny started his own podcast How Twitter helped excel Danny’s career Why getting good advice is half the battle How podcasting can help you expand your network How to …
 
In this episode Steve Rathje, social psychologist specializing in social media and political polarization, explains to us why we are prone to conspiratorial thinking, and how we got into the state we find ourselves in Western societies. Virality, engagement, fake news, motivated reasoning, negativity bias, and much more are covered the way only Ste…
 
Leave a Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 💬 Topics Discussed: Why Kerry decided to leave the US and move to Guernsey The benefits and disadvantages of being an expat How to work remotely in a sustainable way and not experience Zoom burnout How some companies track people’s time working remotely What does MKG do that makes them a ‘people first’ company? How to set …
 
Christine Philliou, associate professor of history at UC Berkeley, on “Turkey: A Past Against History” (University of California Press). The book examines the life of the writer Refik Halid Karay (1888-1965), interrogating the shifting meaning of political dissent from Ottoman to republican eras. Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Membe…
 
Leave a Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 💬 Topics Discussed: Why Mike is the world’s ‘only loveable tech writer’? What got Mike interested in technology journalism? Fred's favorite tech for digital nomads? Remote work predictions over the next decade. How the demographic of people who want to work from home has changed How business and management will change beca…
 
Leave a Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 💬Topics Discussed: - Chapin's surfing business - What made Chapin want to attend the Nomad Capitalist Live event - Was the event useful for people who are note 7 or 8 figure entrepreneur - Who were the people in attendance of the Nomad Capitalist Live event - What the event setup was like (location, vibe, experience, etc) …
 
Malte Fuhrmann, research fellow at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, on “Port Cities of the East Mediterranean: Urban Culture in the Late Ottoman Empire” (Cambridge University Press). The book paints a panorama of cultural and social life in the diverse cities of Salonica, Istanbul and Izmir in the late Ottoman era. Support Turkey Book Talk by b…
 
Leave a Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 💬 Topics Discussed: Where are people moving to now that work is remote? Why Fred decided to start his own company Why Fred left Google to pursue his entrepreneurship journey The future of remote work post-COVID What are some of the actions Tortuga took to made it through the tough period of Covid? Why now is the best time …
 
In this episode I speak to Professor Jan Bremer about human sacrifice. We touch on Greek, Roman, Maya, Indian, Aztec, Druid, Egyptian, Chinese, and other instantiations of this most intentionally terrifying of all practices. Who were the victims? How common was it? What motivated it? The answers, from Prof. Bremer, were suprising. I will not say he…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: Why Ryan and Amanda decided to move to Mexico Why you should consider Puerto Vallarta as a digital nomad Why you should get a second citizenship The difference between residency and citizenship How Amanda and Ryan's families reacted to them becoming Mexican residents Tax benefits of Mexican citizenship How to get Panama citizens…
 
Sir Noel Malcolm, senior research fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford, on “Useful Enemies: Islam and the Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought 1450-1750” (Oxford University Press). Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Members get a 30% discount on all Turkey/Ottoman History books published by IB Tauris/Bloomsbury, Engl…
 
Recently Zillow and Yelp combined their data for the last year to come up with the best cities for digital nomads.This list combined Zillow's information on what cities had the greatest number of listings with a lease of 1 year or less at the best prices, and Yelp's business data on cities with the highest rated businesses in categories of interest…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: Why more digital nomads should invest in real estate Why Matt decided to create a real estate investment company The 5 profit sources real estate investment provides you with How Matt got interested in travelling and visited over 60 countries Why studying abroad is so beneficial when growing up. How to put together a great busin…
 
Evren Savcı, author of "Queer in Translation: Sexual Politics Under Neoliberal Islam" (Duke University Press), on shifting discourse around LGBT rights in Turkey and the government's mounting rhetoric against activists. Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Members get a 30% discount on all Turkey/Ottoman History books published by IB Taur…
 
Conclusion (at last) of a three-part episode on the ways our perceptions and processing distort reality. For the stalwart (and patient) seekers of knowledge only. 0:00 Groupthink 6:13 Halo Effect 10:41 Just World Fallacy 17:21 Negativity Bias 22:16 Optimism and Pessimism Bias 27:19 Reactance 31:44 Self-Serving Bias 34:41 Sunk Cost Fallacy 39:40 The…
 
💬 Topics Discussed: Why we moved to Puerto Vallarta Why we took a break on the podcast The difference between burnout & boreout Why I decided to leave the company I've been working with Changing the name of 6-Figure Nomad Community Plan for Podcast, YouTube, and 6FN community Filling the void with new activities and skills Travel plans for summer 2…
 
Today I begin a pedantic journey into the tragicomic ways our perceptions and judgments are altered and distorted by our own cognitive processes -- goofy, heartbreaking, and humorous all at once, Index of topics included: 0:00 Intro 04:52 Anchoring Bias 08:59 Availability Heuristic 13:25 Backfire Effect 16:05 Barnum Effect 19:45 Belief Bias 23:06 B…
 
Ahmet Erdi Öztürk on “Religion, Identity and Power: Turkey and the Balkans in the 21st Century" (Edinburgh University Press). Based on extensive fieldwork, the book examines how Turkey's religious nationalist transformation under Erdoğan is reflected in its expanding footprint in the Balkans. Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Members g…
 
In which we continue to Dumbest things in history series by looking at some of the glitches in us that make them possible. And also that they are not the result of our lizard brain, because we don't have one. In this episode, we cover conspiracy thinking and theories and the apophenia that makes them possible, including pareidolia, the gambler's fa…
 
Jenny White, professor at Stockholm University's Institute for Turkish Studies, on "Turkish Kaleidoscope: Fractured Lives in a Time of Violence" (Princeton University Press). The graphic novel, illustrated by Ergün Gündüz, tells the story of young protagonists caught up in the social turbulence leading to Turkey's 1980 coup. Support Turkey Book Tal…
 
A bad decision for the ages--welcoming a pretentious narcissistic ignoramus into your family to weaken your already precarious hold on power, ignoring all warnings and thumbing your nose at the public outrage it engendered. And worse, taking said lecher's advice on all matters, sacred and secular, because he claimed it came from God himself. It sou…
 
Jeremy Seal on “A Coup in Turkey: A Tale of Democracy, Despotism and Vengeance in a Divided Land” (Penguin). The book explores the legacy of Adnan Menderes, who became the Republic of Turkey's first democratically elected prime minister in 1950 before being overthrown in a military coup in May 1960. Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Me…
 
Taner Doğan on “Communication Strategies in Turkey: Erdogan, the AKP and Political Messaging” (IB Tauris/Bloomsbury). Support Turkey Book Talk by becoming a member. Members get a 30% discount on all Turkey/Ottoman History books published by IB Tauris/Bloomsbury, English and Turkish transcripts of every interview, transcripts of the whole archive, a…
 
Murat Erdoğan, director of the Turkish German University's Migration and Integration Research Centre, on the future of Syrians in Turkey. Erdoğan oversees “Syrians Barometer”, an annual UNHCR-supported research project tracking the views of Syrians in Turkey and Turkish citizens' views of Syrians. Become a Turkey Book Talk member to support the pod…
 
This is a release of an interview I did a year and a half ago, but have not released due to some technical -- and technique -- difficulties. Despite that, I have always wanted to clean it up as much as possible and release it, in large part because Dr. Tiesler is a world renowned expert on the topic and was very generous to grant the interview.…
 
Chiara Maritato on "Women, Religion and the State in Contemporary Turkey" (Cambridge University Press), examining the causes and effects of women's expanded role in Turkey's state religious agency over the past 20 years. Become a Turkey Book Talk member to support the podcast and get English/Turkish transcripts of every interview, transcripts of th…
 
Mostafa Minawi on "The Ottoman Scramble for Africa: Empire and Diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz" (Stanford University Press), examining the Ottoman Empire's bid to expand its footprint in Africa and Arabia in the late-19th century age of imperialism. Become a Turkey Book Talk member to support the podcast and get English/Turkish transcripts of…
 
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Omer Taşpınar, professor at the US National War College and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, on “What the West is Getting Wrong about the Middle East: Why Islam is Not the Problem” (IB Tauris/Bloomsbury). Become a Turkey Book Talk member to support the podcast and get English/Turkish transcripts of every interview, transcripts of the who…
 
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