#100 Arcane Bear – Adventure & Purposeful Living

In this episode. Grey Jabesi interviews Tijo Bear. Founder of the Arcane Bear brand. A Nomadic and adventure capitalist who started off as a digital marketer ended up owning real estate in the jungles of Costa Rica and plant his on psychedelics. Using the power of blockchain and decentralized media and funding systems. Arcane Bear is a one-stop shop for all things in the entrepreneurial toolkit.

His ideas and philosophy on freedom, money and lifestyle seem to be the source of his unique way of life. In this episode, we dive deep into his humble beginnings to where he is now.


Links to Arcane Bear:
Website: https://arcanebear.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPpo9YgJsEwoN0nB-VTF7Tw/about

#99 Ray Youssef – From homeless to Paxful. Solving real problems

Ray Youssef, co-founder of Paxful, is a serial entrepreneur. He has had 11 failed startups since he started his entrepreneurial journey. At one point, his life savings were gone and he was homeless on the streets of California. He met his fellow co-founder, Estonian native Artur Schaback, in similar circumstances. Both were trying to rebuild their lives and the opportunity that is Bitcoin offered them an idea. Paxful was born, a peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace which offers 300+ different ways to buy Bitcoin without the need for banks or intermediaries. Paxful is like the uber of banking, or rather for the unbanked.

Besides business, Ray has a big heart for charity. The hashtag ‘#BuiltbyBitcoin’ is his baby. He uses Bitcoin for social good, some of his charitable work include building schools with clean water and electricity.


Links to some of his projects:
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/01/23/this-bitcoin-exchange-wants-to-build-100-schools-in-africa.html
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/paxful-to-build-second-rwanda-school-in-builtwithbitcoin-charitable-initiative-835084101.html

https://paxful.com/blog/builtwithbitcoin-school-2-has-begun/

Link to Paxful: https://paxful.com/

#84 Joby Weeks – Rules to financial freedom and unlimited travel

Joby is an entrepreneur, lifestyle coach and travel bug who is passionate about seeing others succeed. He has created several successful companies and continues to pursue different ventures. He is well known for Bitcoin and Bitclub Network in the cryptocurrency community.

In this podcast we discussed:
– His first business
– Financial independence
– Travel
– Bitclub network
– His philosophy on life

 

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Books he mentioned: The creature from jekyll island

Link to signup on Bitclub network and start mining: http://bitclub.network/ninja265

Link to Smartcash: https://smartcash.cc/

Other podcasts like this
Lets talk Bitcoin with Peter Saddington
How to find your place in Crypto with Wannipha aka Crypto Jane
Lets talk Ethereum with Ivan on Tech

#80 DAVID ORBAN – EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

David Orban(@davidorban) is the Founder and Managing Partner of Network Society.
He is an investor, entrepreneur, author, blogger, keynote speaker, and thought leader of the global technology landscape. His entrepreneurial accomplishments span several companies founded and grown over more than twenty years.

Among other things, he’s the Founder & Trustee of Network Society Research, Faculty of and Advisor to the Singularity University and Mentor for the Thiel Fellowship.

 

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Links:
David’s website: http://davidorban.com/about/

Other Podcast on Blockchain:
Ivan on Tech: Ethereum & Smart Contracts
Peter Saddington: Lets talk Bitcoin
Michael Jordan: Should you invest in Cryptocurrencies?

#57 Tomas Laurinavicius – LIFESTYLE DESIGN & PRODUCTIVITY HACKS

Tomas Laurinavicius is a lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger from Lithuania. He writes about habits, lifestyle design, and entrepreneurship. Right now, He is traveling the world with a mission to empower 1 million people to change their lifestyle for good. He’s also a contributor to Forbes Magazineand Huffington post.

In this podcast we covered:
– Lifestyle design
– Self awareness
– Productivity tools hacks
– Relationships
– Personality traits.

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Links:
Tom’s blog – tomaslau.com

Links to tools mentioned:
Wunderlist
Boomerang
Todoist
G suite
Spark email
Myer briggs type indicator

#53 CONQUERING YOUR FEARS – MELISSA HAYNES

Briefly, Melissa went to South Africa and lived in a national park.

Have you ever really wanted to do something but every time you even thought about doing it you just got stuck? Most people will give up on their dreams before they even try. It’s not because we’re lazy or incapable. It’s because we’ve got ghosts in our way. Some are haunted by the ghost of public humiliation, rejection, failure or even success. All are terrifying, but the only thing more terrifying than ghosts is not trying.

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Melissa Haynes is an author, shark and animal advocate, adventurer and ghostbuster – www.melissajhaynes.com

Books recommended: The War of Art by Steven Pressfiled

Check out Melissa’s book here.

Melissa’s Tedx talk:

#47 ANSWERING AWKWARD QUORA QUESTIONS

My Friend Radhesen Naidoo & I answers some of the most awkward questions on Quora. Some of them personal and uncomfortable.

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Other episodes featuring Radhesen:
Careers & Lifestyle choices
Podcast on couchsurfing
Cariss Cupido -The Hustle never sleeps

Enjoy and share.

EP#45 MITCH BOWLER – ADDING MEANING TO YOUR WORK

Mitch Bowler is the founder of Pencil Kings. A platform which gives training and support to artists in-order to take their art to the next level.

Mitch has also been an artist working in video games, films such as X-Men 2 and of course an entrepreneur. Before Pencil Kings, he traveled to China and started his own company.

Mitch’s story consists of passion, risk taking, failure, perseverance, success and consistency. He’s a very insightful guy, I learned alot from this conversation. I hope you find it helpful too.

 

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I was once a guest on Mitch’s Podcast, I told my story which I never shared before on this Podcast. You can find it if you click here

Link to Pencil Kings

EP#41 BRADLEY STILWELL – MAKING ANIMATED FILMS

Bradley Stilwell is a South African digital artist. Currently based in Australia, working for Animal Logic. He has worked on such films as Lego Batman, Mad Max Fury road, Legend of the Guardians just to name a few.

Topics covered:
– How Grey learnt about Brad.
– How he got started.
– His experience working on Lego Batman.
– How to create opportunities and work overseas.
– The current state of animation in South Africa.
– How to learn.
– The challenges or work+travel

 

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The book he mentioned: http://www.audible.com.au/pd/Business/Pitch-Anything-Audiobook/B00FLVHVBE
Bradley’s website:
http://www.bradleystilwell.com/home/index.html

Lego batman trailer:

Mad max Fury Road trailer:

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EP#38 KAT THEO – NON-STOP TRAVEL

Kat Theo(@Kattheo) is a traveler from Nebraska, US. She has been traveling for 3+ years and loving it. In this podcast, we covered:

– What inspired her to travel (very interesting:)
– How she survives financially on the road
– Worst Couchsurfing experiences
– Vloggs
– Her next travels
– Afro hair in Europe
– Growing up in Nebraska

 

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One of her youtube videos: