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As Told By Nomads features interviews with global nomads, Third Culture Kids, and entrepreneurs discussing what it takes to be global leaders.

As Told By Nomads Tayo Rockson

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As Told By Nomads features interviews with global nomads, Third Culture Kids, and entrepreneurs discussing what it takes to be global leaders.

    495: Living The Location Independent Lifestyle With Johannes Voelkner

    495: Living The Location Independent Lifestyle With Johannes Voelkner

    Today's episode is with Johannes Voelkner. Johannes Voelkner is the founder of Nomad Cruise - one of the largest digital nomad experiences in the world. Originally from Germany, he moved to South Africa in where he built his first location independent business. In 2010, he became a digital nomad. While he loved the lifestyle, he was missing the connections to other remote workers and craved community. He wrote the first travel guide for people who work online to inspire more people to live their dream and work while traveling the world. Eventually, the guide led to the creation of Nomad Cruise where he has helped thousands of digital nomads find community.


    Johannes and I discussed the following:
    - How to successfully run a remote company with your team all over the world
    - How to see if the digital nomad life is right for you
    - How to build communities that bring life to a digital world
    - Traveling, living and working around the world


    Resources Mentioned In The Episode
    - Website: https://www.nomadcruise.com/
    - Next Cruise: https://www.nomadcruise.com/nomad-cruise-11/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 41 min
    494: The Journey to Cloud Nine with Jordan Gross

    494: The Journey to Cloud Nine with Jordan Gross

    Today's episode is with Jordan Gross. Jordan is an entrepreneur and writer. He graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Economics in 2016, and then received a Masters in Management from the Kellogg School of Management in 2017, and went directly into a management position with Hillstone Restaurant Group. He recently left that role to pursue what truly lights him up every day, adding value to others without expecting anything in return.


    He has founded and worked with multiple startups in the food space, he created an Alzheimer's Awareness mission, he is a personal trainer, and last but certainly not least, Jordan is the author of "Getting Comfy: Your Morning Guide to Daily Happiness" and "The Journey to Cloud Nine."


    Resource Mentioned In The Episode
    - The Journey to Cloud Nine: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1945252731/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0
    - Jordan's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordan-gross-8271905b/
    - Website: https://www.journeytocloudnine.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 41 min
    493: Building An Online Business Successfully With Greg Smith Of Thinkific

    493: Building An Online Business Successfully With Greg Smith Of Thinkific

    Today's episode is with Greg Smith, the CEO of Thinkific.Thinkific is a software company that makes it easy for people and businesses to create their own educational websites or add education to their existing business. We’re seeing a lot of entrepreneurs creating their own courses or membership sites, or even SMBs creating courses around their product and services.


    We are the technology partner that makes it very easy for people to do that. You don’t need any technical skills or code. You can come and create your course.


    In our interview, we discussed:
    - How Thinkific started
    - The core essentials to building a successful course
    - How to identify and grow your audience
    - How he incorporated diversity and inclusion into his business as he grew his team


    Resource Mentioned In The Episode
    - Website: http://www.thinkific.com/
    - My Cultural Competency Courses: https://www.thoughtleaderprogram.com/collections
    - My Personal Branding Course: https://www.thoughtleaderprogram.com/courses/the-year-of-your-voice For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 46 min
    492: Diagnosing Our World's Leadership Breakdown With Eric Kaufmann

    492: Diagnosing Our World's Leadership Breakdown With Eric Kaufmann

    Today's episode is with Eric Kaufmann. Eric is an Executive Coach, Consultant, Speaker, and Author. He is someone who is both brilliant at business while also deeply humble as a result of over thirty years of spiritual training in Zen meditation. Leading retreats and mentoring high-powered CEOs and high-level executives through financial, relationship, and life crises, he has discovered that it is always an internal breakthrough that leads to the solution. The higher the success an individual achieves, the fewer options there are to find mentorship on the levels that matter most. Eric is known as a hidden jewel in Silicon Valley and Fortune 100 executives who share endless success stories of how they reached what they thought was their edge of achievement, only to discover Eric's guidance as a way to unlock their true, hidden potential.


    In our episode, we discuss three pillars he feels are needed for developing conscious leaders: Wisdom, Love & Courage.


    Resources Mentioned In The Episode:
    - Website: https://www.leadershipbreakdown.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 58 min
    491: How To Be A Responsive Leader With Jackie Jenkins-Scott

    491: How To Be A Responsive Leader With Jackie Jenkins-Scott

    Today's episode is with Jackie Jenkins-Scott. Jackie Jenkins-Scott is a nationally recognized leader with more than three decades of experience in executive leadership positions in public health, higher education and corporate and non-profit governance. She is widely acknowledged as a transformational leader, helping individuals and institutions achieve high performance and strategic results. She served for 21 years as the President of the Dimock Community Health Center and 12 years as the President of Wheelock College. In 2016, Jenkins-Scott founded JJS Advising, focusing on leadership development and organizational strategy. Her personal commitment to improve society extends to active community and civic engagement. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Century Bank and Trust Company, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Schott Foundation for Public Education, the Center for Community Change, and the National Board of Jumpstart. Jenkins-Scott serves as President of the Massachusetts Women's Forum, an affiliate of the International Women's Forum. She recently concluded Board terms on the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, and the Tufts Health Plan. 


    Resources Mentioned In The Website
    - Book: https://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Responsive-Leadership-Transitions-Organization/dp/1632651599/
    - Website: https://www.the7secretsofresponsiveleadership.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 55 min
    490: Increase The Probability Of Achieving Your Goals With Dr. John Demartini

    490: Increase The Probability Of Achieving Your Goals With Dr. John Demartini

    Today's episode is with Dr. John Demartini. Dr. John Demartini is a world-renowned specialist in human behavior, a researcher, author, and global educator. He has developed a series of solutions applicable across all markets, sectors and age groups.
    His education curriculum ranges from corporate empowerment programs, financial empowerment strategies, self-development programs, relationship solutions, and social transformation programs. His teachings start at the core of the issue, addressing the human factor and range out to a multitude of powerful tools that have proven the test of time.


    He has studied over 30,000 books across all the defined academic disciplines and has synthesized the wisdom of the ages which he shares on stage in over 100 countries. His presentations whether keynotes, seminars or workshops, leave clients with insights into their behavior and keys to their empowerment.


    Resource Mentioned In The Episode:
    - Website: https://drdemartini.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 53 min

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