Oct. 6, 2020

How to Live Your Best Life at Any Age with Entrepreneurial Ski Bum, Steve Rout

How to Live Your Best Life at Any Age with Entrepreneurial Ski Bum, Steve Rout

Steve Rout is a British journalist, ski bum, tour guide, online marketer, and world traveler. Steve’s long-term travel adventure began in 1982 when he put his successful journalism career on hold to travel the world. After years of traveling to different continents to ski, rock climb, and paraglide, he found himself back in a corporate office, which led to burnout and a mid-life crisis.


Steve Rout is a British journalist, ski bum, tour guide, online marketer, and world traveler. Steve’s long-term travel adventure began in 1982 when he put his successful journalism career on hold to travel the world. After years of traveling to different continents to ski, rock climb, and paraglide, he found himself back in a corporate office, which led to burnout and a mid-life crisis.

So, he quit his job, taught himself web design, and has been working for himself from home for the past 19 years, making money online with SEO, marketing, and working as a tour guide in the mountains of Austria.

Now 62 years old, Steve continues living life to the fullest and learning new skills every year. 

In this episode, we talk about how to “do you” and reinvent yourself at ANY age!

If you've ever felt self-conscious or uncertain about pursuing your dreams or leading an unconventional life, this episode is for you!

TOPICS DISCUSSED:

LIFE DURING THE PANDEMIC:

  • How Austria has dealt with covid-19
  • How the adaptation to pandemic life relates to war times
  • Going through global trauma together
  • Tourism in the Austrian mountains

 

FROM A CORPORATE CAREER TO WORKING ONLINE:

  • How does Steve monetize his websites?
  • Why he experienced burnout and left his corporate job
  • Why being your own boss is not for everyone

 

REINVENTING YOURSELF:

  • The reality of the infinite options you have
  • Changing what you’re not happy with and having no regrets
  • Looking for opportunities to work and experience new things
  • Fear of networking
  • The magic of following curiosity and synchronicity

LIGHTNING ROUND:

  • Money-saving travel tips
  • Practical business tools and editing software
  • Tips for learning new languages
  • Best spots to visit in Austria

 

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