Society And Culture Episodes

February 02, 2021

How I See the U.S. After 15 Years Abroad (EXTENDED UNCUT VERSION)

How I see the US after living abroad as an expat for 15+ years: The pros, cons, and reverse culture shock I've experienced. (This podcast is the full, uncut version of a video I published on YouTube last week and includes topics not included in the video.)

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November 17, 2020

On Life, Death, and Coping with Grief

Reflections on life, death, and how to cope with grief, guilt, or regret after the passing of a loved one. Lessons learned from my grandparents, advice from Steve Jobs on how to seize the day, a song to make you think, and quotes from my favorite...

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October 27, 2020

The Shocking Truth About How US Expats Vote

Find out why US expats abroad have the lowest voter turnout of any demographic in America, despite having the power to swing elections. Learn why US expats are ignored by the government, political pundits, pollsters, and research centers, despite...

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July 14, 2020

How the World Changes When Everyone Works From Home

WORK-FROM-HOME FOREVER: What happens when no one commutes to the office anymore? The pandemic marks a turning point in global society and the start of a major cultural change in working remotely for the rest of our lives.

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June 09, 2020

Black Lives Matter

Badass Digital Nomads unequivocally supports the global anti-racism movement. In this brief episode, Kristin discusses her choice not to publish a podcast last week (on Blackout Tuesday) and shares the names of a few people and resources that she has found helpful in the weeks since George Floyd's death. She also shares some words of wisdom from her meditation teacher on the topics of freedom, justice, and how the wrongs of the past can end with you.

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February 18, 2020

Finding Job Opportunities Abroad as an Expat and Online Dating for Travelers with Fairytrail Founder Taige Zhang

Taige Zhang is the founder of Fairytrail, a dating app for nomads. Previously, he worked at Apple, Rocket Internet, and various startups worldwide. After working for tech companies from Palo Alto to Berlin to Shanghai, Taige Zhang had the idea to...

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January 28, 2020

How the World Will Look with One Billion Digital Nomads

Within the next decade, there could be one billion remote workers and digital nomads roaming the planet. How will that affect you? What can you expect? How will daily life change for billions of people? What should you do to prepare so you’re not caught by surprise? That’s what this episode is all about - my predictions on the economic, social, and cultural changes we will see in the near future. Share this episode with everyone you know.

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August 06, 2019

How To Protect Your Job from Outsourcing and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

It’s no secret that automation is eliminating jobs. The question is, will it replace yours? In this solo episode, Kristin explains how to decrease your risk of being replaced by a robot. Instead of focusing on excelling in one area of expertise, you can become a “specialized generalist.” Or, someone who uniquely combines multiple skills and talents. Tune into this episode to find out what school never taught you this strategy for increasing your value in the modern-day workplace (but should have).  Learn why becoming a “career polymath” will be critical in succeeding as a knowledge worker in the future economy.

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July 23, 2019

The History of Remote Work

For the past 50 years, remote work has been treated as an "employee benefit" or reward that should be used sparingly. But to resist remote work is to resist change - a costly mistake that makes companies less competitive, innovative, and profitable. In this episode, Kristin explains how the 9-5 paradigm is outdated and why remote work is a return to basics rather than innovation or trend. Remote work helps people and companies save money while making more. It increases employee morale, productivity, and quality of life.

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July 16, 2019

Rolf Potts on 25 Years of Vagabonding Around the World

Rolf Potts is an American author, essayist, screenwriter, and long-term traveler who is most known for his best-selling book, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel. 20 years since writing Vagabonding, Rolf continues to inspire people through his work. As technology and the ability to work remotely create unprecedented conditions for people to live a location-independent, digital nomad lifestyle, Rolf’s advice remains as relevant as ever. Enjoy!

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June 25, 2019

Becoming a Digital Nomad in your 50's with Palle Bo, The Radio Vagabond

Not so long ago, Palle Bo would look at a world map in his kitchen and place pins on the countries he wanted to visit. But he didn't want to wait until he retired to start living his life, so he became a digital nomad at 51 years old. A few years later, he's officially been to over 73 countries and he's still 10 or 15 years away from the traditional retirement age. It just goes to show that it's never too late to start living the life you want!

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June 18, 2019

Being a Global Citizen with Russian-American Digital Nomad, Vlad Glebov

Vlad Glebov, the CEO of CoLife, and Kristin discuss what a world without borders would be like. Vlad is a serial entrepreneur and nomad on a mission. In this podcast, we discuss the possible long-term consequences for humans if we continue to divide our population into countries and discuss possible solutions. We also look at how game theory has impacted the current global economy and how nomads can change the world in the near future.

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May 13, 2019

How to Work Remotely with Badass Digital Nomad Kristin Wilson

Kristin Wilson welcomes you to the Badass Digital Nomads audio experience, which is all about how to be free, happy, make money online, and live life on your terms. If you’ve ever been curious about how to work online and travel, or just have more freedom, flexibility, and time in your daily life, this podcast is for you. Whatever your career path, everyone needs to know how to compete and succeed in the workplace of the future. Employees, freelancers, entrepreneurs, founders, and executives alike will find value in stories and topics discussed on Badass Digital Nomads.

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