March 30, 2021

How and Where To Start When Going Location Independent (100th Anniversary Episode Part 2)

How and Where To Start When Going Location Independent (100th Anniversary Episode Part 2)

Part 2 of Kristin's interview for the 100th episode of Badass Digital Nomads. Kristin was interviewed by listener Jeremiah, who asks questions about where to start as a beginner pursuing a location independent lifestyle.


Learn tactics on transitioning from a traditional to a remote career, the different ways to make an online income while you travel, how to take action when you feel stuck, and advice for if you feel you're "too late" to travel, live abroad, change careers, or start working for yourself. 

Are you feeling blocked in your journey to becoming a digital nomad? Not sure where to start? Curious about Kristin's background?

Tune in to learn from Kristin's experiences and hear her candid thoughts on the best ways to start working toward a location independent lifestyle and what she would do differently. 

TOPICS DISCUSSED/WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The process of becoming a digital nomad from the beginning.
  • How Kristin made money online during her first few years of traveling.
  • Misconceptions about living and working abroad.
  • How to overcome perfectionism, procrastination, and analysis paralysis.
  • The best way to accomplish large, intimidating tasks and projects.
  • How doing inner work and self-development can help you take action on your goals. 

 

QUESTIONS KRISTIN ANSWERED:

  • What type of plan do you need to become a digital nomad? 
  • What are the challenges of making money as a digital nomad?
  • Do you need to have passive income to travel full-time?
  • What traditional jobs did you work at the beginning of your nomadic lifestyle?
  • How old were you when you became an entrepreneur and then started working remotely?
  • How does someone start making an income remotely?
  • Where in the world should I move as a digital nomad?
  • Is it a good idea to start with a short trip before traveling full-time?
  • Knowing what you know now, what advice would you have for digital nomads?   

 

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Kristin Wilson

Host of Badass Digital Nomads and YouTube's Traveling with Kristin

Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad who has been living and working across 60 countries in the past 20 years. After founding a fully-remote, international relocation company in 2011, she has helped more than 1,000 people retire or live abroad in 35 countries. Today, she helps aspiring remote workers and digital nomads find jobs, make money online, and optimize their travel lifestyles through her YouTube channel, Traveling with Kristin, and podcast, Badass Digital Nomads.
 
Kristin is a Top Writer on Medium and Quora in the topics of business, travel, technology, life, productivity, digital nomads, and location independence. She has been featured on The Today Show, Bloomberg Businessweek, ESPN, The New York Times, Huffpost, HGTV’s House Hunters International, and more.