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JJRR 56 Dropshipping as a lifestyle - Discovering ecommerce community in Chiang Mai - with Anton Kraly

JimJim's Reinvention Revolution Podcast

Release Date: 08/13/2019

JJRR 73 Breaking through with breathwork - Nomad to digital nomad - Selina hostel hotels - with Andrea Sofia show art JJRR 73 Breaking through with breathwork - Nomad to digital nomad - Selina hostel hotels - with Andrea Sofia

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Andrea Sofia Alemany is a former international school teacher who enjoyed nomading around the world yet was somehow unfulfilled. Listen to JJRR 73 as Andrea describes how she discovered her passion teaching breathwork as an entrepreneur and now has embraced the digital nomad lifestyle of location independence. Kicking off her new journey, Andrea was selected to join other digital nomads / influencers for a roadtrip experience to promote Selina's new digital nomad friendly hostels / hotels.

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JJRR 72 Food truck first in South Lake Tahoe - Killing it with Kickstarter - with Nick and Eric show art JJRR 72 Food truck first in South Lake Tahoe - Killing it with Kickstarter - with Nick and Eric

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Nick and Eric are lifelong friends who are pioneering the food truck scene in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Listen to JJRR 72 as Nick describes how culture / regulations have until recently outlawed food trucks in SLT but now have changed providing opportunity. Kicking off their concept with a Kickstarter, Nick and Eric are now poised to open the first food truck ever in South Lake Tahoe. Crepes and Craft, their creative collaboration, will serve gourmet crepes, grilled cheeses and health focused mocktails.

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JJRR 71 Top 10 Reinventions for 2020 mid year update - BONUS meditation included - with JimJim show art JJRR 71 Top 10 Reinventions for 2020 mid year update - BONUS meditation included - with JimJim

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JimJim's top 10 Reinventions for 2020 - mid year update and BONUS meditation. Listen to JJRR 71 as JimJim reviews his top 10 ways he's reinventing himself this year. "It's been such a crazy year with the unexpected Covid-19 that I'm checking in on myself. This episode will grade how I'm doing; if I'm succeeding, failing and need to pivot, or just need to get my butt in gear." And listen to the end to discover a BONUS meditation JimJim has included for the first time. Listen and discover.

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JJRR 70 Brothers in business - Escaping corporate America - How to Build Assets Online - with Joe & Mike Brusca show art JJRR 70 Brothers in business - Escaping corporate America - How to Build Assets Online - with Joe & Mike Brusca

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Joe and Mike Brusca are brothers in business with a passion for figuring out the online world and designing a lifestyle of their choice. Listen to JJRR 70 as they describe how Joe got started with retail arbitrage using Amazon FBA which led to their first major success creating ebooks for the Kindle platform. Having built many assets online, Joe and Mike are now focused on building community with coaching and online classes to help others prosper while keeping their lifestyle in focus.

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JJRR 69 Exploring uncommon instruments - TikTok collabs - Building music community - with Hal Walker show art JJRR 69 Exploring uncommon instruments - TikTok collabs - Building music community - with Hal Walker

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Hal Walker is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who discovered the African banakula strolling the streets of Kent, Ohio. Listen to JJRR 69 as Hal describes how his videos featuring the banakula (a type of shaker) and other uncommon instruments like the Thai Khaen mouth organ are creating a buzz on TikTok. Using TikTok's duet and react features, collaborations with other TikTokkers have his vids going viral, building music community and Hal's own YouTube show This Moment in Music.

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JJRR 68 Escape from NYC during Covid19 - Reinventing life as a working musician - with Steve Kortyka show art JJRR 68 Escape from NYC during Covid19 - Reinventing life as a working musician - with Steve Kortyka

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Steve Kortyka is an NYC based musician, composer and educator who thrives on his weekly public performances. As member of the Brian Newman Quintet, he often finds himself performing alongside notables Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett and is in the mix of the city's best jazz musicians. Listen to JJRR 68 as Steve describes how his world shifted as he escaped NYC on the verge of Covid19 shutdown. Back in Ohio for the moment, he's reinventing life as a working musician embracing online tools and collaboration.

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JJRR 67 Quarantined in Mexico as an expat - Remote job coaching - Journaling - with Jordan Carroll show art JJRR 67 Quarantined in Mexico as an expat - Remote job coaching - Journaling - with Jordan Carroll

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Jordan Carroll is a remote job coach and digital nomad who's been working remotely since 2014. Listen to JJRR 67 as Jordan describes what it's like being quarantined in Playa Del Carmen Mexico and how he got into mentoring and coaching early on. Known as The Remote Job Coach, Jordan shares what he thinks is the #1 skill for remote work success and how travel and journaling have rapidly developed his mindset and adaptability in times where reinvention is now paramount.

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JJRR 66 Triathlon coaching - Photography - Endurance mindset to get through Covid-19 - with Marie Fill show art JJRR 66 Triathlon coaching - Photography - Endurance mindset to get through Covid-19 - with Marie Fill

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Marie Fill is a triathlon coach and photographer who has a passion for preparing for peak race day performance. Listen to JJRR 66 as she shares how finding triathlon was a needed alternative to the New York City nightlife scene and how endurance mindset and training can be just what we need to get through Corona Quarantine. Testing her own mindset, Marie shares how she overcame the harrowing start to her first Ironman, getting knocked down and bloodied before the start, yet still finishing.

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JJRR 65 Finding her architectural stride - Tablea Chocolate - Ariana hotel hospitality - with Aya Garcia Shlachter show art JJRR 65 Finding her architectural stride - Tablea Chocolate - Ariana hotel hospitality - with Aya Garcia Shlachter

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Aya Garcia Shlachter is the whirlwind founder and creative force of MG Shlachter, global architectural services firm, Tablea Chocolate, Filipino chocolate cafes, and chief designer for her family's Ariana Hotel. Listen to Ep 65 as she describes how her entrepreneurial journey began in NYC, what took her back to the Philippines, and how chocolate saved her during the 2008 financial crisis. Recently finding her stride back in the US, Aya now manages her global operations remotely from Cleveland, OH.

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JJRR 64 Learning apps, the Loop Approach to management - Happy in Finland - with Ben Hughes show art JJRR 64 Learning apps, the Loop Approach to management - Happy in Finland - with Ben Hughes

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Ben Hughes is a serial entrepreneur and author who, after a couple lackluster ventures, found his home in the startup world as employee #1 of learning app Blinkist.com. Listen to JJRR 64 as Ben shares how after adventures in Australia and Berlin, he ended up back in his hometown of Helsinki, Finland managing remotely Blinkist's content creation team (in Berlin). Recently co-authoring the Loop Approach, Ben shares his thoughts on decentralized organizational management and his practice of meditation.

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Anton Kraly is the founder of Dropship Lifestyle and Ecommerce Lifestyle, companies offering online business training and transforming the lives of those interested in entrepreneurship, location independence and lifestyle design. Listen to Ep56 as Anton describes how reading a singular book back in 2007 inspired his ecommerce journey and how finding a community of entrepreneurs in Chiang Mai, Thailand led to a first DSL retreat in 2014, jumpstarting the company and fostering the robust DSL community.

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05:02s Why JJRR podcast got started, getting locked out in Mexico

09:06s First discovering ecommerce and starting Dropship Lifestyle

11:31s Reading the 4 hour work week (Tim Ferris)

15:44s Reaching a crossroads of scaling or focusing on lifestyle design

18:25s Working with less customers, selling higher ticket items

21:50s Finding incorrect ecommerce information online in forums as inspiration for DSL 

28:30s In person community as motivation

30:17s Reasoning for structuring conference with fun afternoon activities

32:08s  Dropping into Thailand and discovering ecommerce community

34:09s  Meeting Johnny FD

38:55s Working less and being more productive

40:57s Ideas come from reflection

42:08s Returning to the state, moving to Austin, TX and now to North Carolina

45:40s The next stage of ecommerce, ecommerce lifestyle podcast

47:05s Starting a podcast using Anchor

51:50s Dealing with technology; shopify and automating advertising

56:26s Buying a rug with augmented reality

57:20s Building websites, pivoting and testing

59:40s Trying to simplify, focusing on cutting rather than adding

“Basically we’re trying to build sustainable businesses while making as much as possible with minimum effort. That means not actually trying to get all the traffic in the world to our websites but getting only buyer traffic.”

“The big turning point where it went from like not a business just something I enjoyed to a business was actually the first ever retreat that we did.”

“I thought it was me sharing some tips, and I realized it’s actually transforming lives of people, of members [of DSL].”

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