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The no B.S. guide to living the modern “good life”. Hosted by subversive millionaires Dana Robinson and Nate Broughton, the Opt Out Life podcast explains exactly how creative hustlers are turning side gigs into real income and taking back control of their time. From their studio in sunny San Diego, the Opt Out Life welcomes guests who are solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, travelers, and creatives, who are proof that you can choose lifestyle over money . . . But still make money, too. Each episode of the Opt Out Life podcast combines the incredible entrepreneurial stories of our friends, with an instructional approach to applying the tactics people are using right now to earn passive income and travel the world. Our guests live non-traditional lives, without job titles, and often without jobs at all. They wear t-shirts and have no boss. They spend time doing what they want, traveling and earning substantial income in creative ways. We invite you to join the ranks of people who live the Opt Out Life.

The no B.S. guide to living the modern “good life”. Hosted by subversive millionaires Dana Robinson and Nate Broughton, the Opt Out Life podcast explains exactly how creative hustlers are turning side gigs into real income and taking back control of their time. From their studio in sunny San Diego, the Opt Out Life welcomes guests who are solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, travelers, and creatives, who are proof that you can choose lifestyle over money . . . But still make money, too. Each episode of the Opt Out Life podcast combines the incredible entrepreneurial stories of our friends, with an instructional approach to applying the tactics people are using right now to earn passive income and travel the world. Our guests live non-traditional lives, without job titles, and often without jobs at all. They wear t-shirts and have no boss. They spend time doing what they want, traveling and earning substantial income in creative ways. We invite you to join the ranks of people who live the Opt Out Life.

Location:

United States

Description:

The no B.S. guide to living the modern “good life”. Hosted by subversive millionaires Dana Robinson and Nate Broughton, the Opt Out Life podcast explains exactly how creative hustlers are turning side gigs into real income and taking back control of their time. From their studio in sunny San Diego, the Opt Out Life welcomes guests who are solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, travelers, and creatives, who are proof that you can choose lifestyle over money . . . But still make money, too. Each episode of the Opt Out Life podcast combines the incredible entrepreneurial stories of our friends, with an instructional approach to applying the tactics people are using right now to earn passive income and travel the world. Our guests live non-traditional lives, without job titles, and often without jobs at all. They wear t-shirts and have no boss. They spend time doing what they want, traveling and earning substantial income in creative ways. We invite you to join the ranks of people who live the Opt Out Life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Merrily Orsini - A Step Ahead

1/14/2021
Our guest today is Merrily Orsini. Merrily founded one of the first private pay home care businesses in the United States, back in 1981, which she managed to grow successfully to more than 200 employees. She has been in the home caregiving business ever since and is now the President and CEO of CoreCubed, where she pioneered the work-from-home business model, many years before it became the norm. How did she do it? Merrily tells us about her business journey in caregiving, her efforts into...

Duration:00:54:12

Joe Bernstein - When you have a calling, it will keep calling you

1/7/2021
Joe Bernstein, founder of Drop the Armor Wellness, is on a mission to help other men feel the love and freedom that he learned to cultivate when his life fell apart several years ago. Back in 2013, Joe decided to go through a series of lifestyle changes to take back control of his life. After going through a bad divorce and losing 160 lbs, he left a successful career in retail management to build a mission-focused business and help other men create the life they desire. Today, as a men’s...

Duration:00:51:36

Dana Solo NYE 2020

12/31/2020
2020, a year unlike any other, is finally coming to an end. As we welcome in 2021, it's a great time to look back and reflect on this year as a whole - with all of its ups and downs. In this solo episode, Dana walks us through a fun exercise to reflect on our year and project new ideas to get ready for a more productive 2021. We wish you a happy new year and as always, stay safe and healthy out there! More at optoutlife.com/podcast/dana-solo-nye-2020/

Duration:00:27:42

William Stringer - Investing in Entrepreneurs

12/24/2020
Our guest today is William Stringer. Will is the co-founder & CEO of Chisos, a company that provides capital for early-stage entrepreneurs and start-ups that have a difficult time accessing it. Chisos is the creator of a revolutionary new funding source for founders: the Convertible Income Share Agreement, or CISA - designed to equalize opportunity and give access to funding without all the usual hang-ups of traditional funding options. Listen along to learn more about this win-win...

Duration:00:47:46

Heather Robinson - It's a Ride

12/17/2020
As our listeners have already heard, the Opt Out Life podcast is all about getting the stories of entrepreneurs who have achieved the Opt Out Life their way- but is the life of entrepreneurship right for everybody? In this episode, Dana talks to his wife and Opt Out partner in crime: Heather Robinson. Heather shares the details of her entrepreneurial journey, her introspection work in the last year as a business owner, and her honest assessment that it is perfectly acceptable to find your...

Duration:00:40:50

Russ and Joey - Wealth without Wall Street

12/3/2020
Today's guests are Russ and Joey, founders of Wealth Without Wall Street and hosts of the popular podcast. Russ and Joey came from a more traditional advisory model and realized that their methods were keeping them from reaching the financial freedom they had been seeking. They decided to focus on finding an alternative approach to wealth and money, and started an advisory firm to help regular people learn how to take control of their financial future. Listen along as they share some of...

Duration:00:54:48

Thanksgiving 2020

11/26/2020
Happy Thanksgiving, Opt Outers! It's that time of the year again, and Nate & Dana are both back in the studio to talk about what they've been doing lately and give us an update on what's coming next! More at optoutlife.com/podcast/thanksgiving-2020/

Duration:00:24:19

Lance Graulich - Mindset is Everything

11/19/2020
Buying an existing business is often the fastest and least risky way to Opt Out. And if you have ever been curious about franchising, then today's episode with Lance Graulich is for you. Lance is the founder & CEO of ION Franchising, an industry-leading franchise consulting and development group, that represents over 500 franchise brands & business opportunities. Lance helps prospective entrepreneurs find their perfect franchise for free, and also assists independent business owners in...

Duration:01:05:19

Gregory Shepard - Meet the Boss

11/12/2020
Today's guest is Greg Shepard. Greg is the CEO and founder of BOSS Capital Partners. He is a Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, and Angel Venture Capital Investor with a legacy of building and running sustainable growth businesses. But to get to the top, he had to tackle many obstacles. His journey inspired him to start helping entrepreneurs around the world by creating the BOSS Operating Support System, a strategic playbook that teaches entrepreneurs how to scale a business through a...

Duration:01:01:50

Grant Aldrich - "Know Thyself"

11/5/2020
Today's podcast guest is Grant Aldrich, the CEO and Founder of OnlineDegree.com. After graduating with honors from the University of California Irvine in Economics, and overwhelmed with debt, Grant went on a mission to make higher education more accessible and affordable for everyone - that's when OnlineDegree.com was founded. This for-profit company allows people to take courses and earn degrees from over a thousand participating universities, all for free. Grant has spent his entire...

Duration:00:52:39

Geordie Wardman - 100 Days of Ski

10/29/2020
Our guest today is Geordie Wardman. Geordie has been an entrepreneur for 15 years and currently lives in Switzerland with his family. He helps other people build companies, builds his own software services and products, and still manages to ski 100 days a year while working on all of his businesses. In this episode, Geordie shows us a version of the Opt Out life that you may not have even thought of, and teaches us that no matter where you're at in life, you could pick up and move to...

Duration:00:56:26

Erik the Listener

10/22/2020
Opt Out Life listener, Erik, hit us up to discuss a situation that many people find themselves in - Erik is in his late 20s, works as a civil engineer, and is looking for opportunities to opt out. How could he best approach this? In this special episode, we invited Erik onto the mic and talked through the most effective strategies he, and other aspiring Opt Out-ers, can use to take back control of their time. More at optoutlife.com/podcast/erik-the-listener/

Duration:00:54:45

Chad Peterson - “If It's Meant To Be, It's Up To Me”

10/15/2020
In today’s episode, we talk to Chad Peterson. Chad is an expert business broker and the founder of Peterson Acquisitions, an award-winning M&A firm. Chad is a self-made entrepreneur that has been in the trenches. He has started, built and sold 6 of his own businesses, and also wrote two books: “From Blue to White: A Working Man’s Guide to Self-Employment” and “Swinging Doors: A Guide to Selling Your Company” Learn more about his process of selling a business, how marketing strategy and...

Duration:00:44:25

Bob Wheeler - I Thought I Was the Only One

10/8/2020
In today's episode, we talk to Bob Wheeler. Bob’s crusade for personal growth has cross-pollinated with his accounting practice to create a new approach to personal finances. His passion is to help others gain insights about how their emotions trigger financial decisions. While strengthening his accounting practice, Bob has simultaneously pursued his love of satire and ventured into the realm of standup comedy, and is currently the CFO for The World Famous Comedy Store. Take a listen...

Duration:00:51:30

Bill Bice - In It for the Journey

10/1/2020
In today's episode, we talk to Bill Bice. Bill has always been an entrepreneur, starting his first company at age 14, putting on road races with corporate sponsors. At 18, he started ProLaw Software, the first integrated ERP for law firms. After selling the company, Bill became a VC as a founding partner in the Verge Fund, investing in high tech, high growth companies in the Southwest. One of the core things that Bill has learned in building and investing in companies is that the...

Duration:00:52:31

Ben Nachman - Perseverance is a Must

9/24/2020
In today's episode, we talk to Benny Nachman. Benny worked as an attorney on corporate law but always had a bug for entrepreneurship. He created his first startup while in Law School, and eventually became a serial entrepreneur. He now has a proven track record in building a global bank with over 30 licenses all over the world, managing hundreds of employees, and thousands of merchants with over $7Bn in volume. Learn more about the companies he has founded, such as Credorax and Jassby, and...

Duration:00:58:00

Dana & Nate Update (Sept 2020)

9/17/2020
Nate and Dana are finally back in the studio! With a bunch of new episodes coming out, they return from their COVID break to give you an update on what they’re doing now, and what’s been going on with Opt Out in these last few months. More at optoutlife.com/podcast/dana-nate-update-sept-2020/

Duration:00:21:36

Dan Johnston - Stories Beat Stuff

5/14/2020
In this episode, our guest is Dan Johnston. He is the host of the Dreams Around The World podcast, and a business and life coach with a mission to help others create the best version of themselves. Dan went from a rock bottom point to living the life of his dreams, learning some incredible lessons along the way, and creating a life of travel, location independence, and freedom over his time. His #1 rule? Stories beat stuff. Listen along and get some inspiration and practical tips you can...

Duration:00:52:41

J. Massey - Fail Fast, Fail Forward, and Fail Frequently

5/7/2020
Our guest today is J Massey. J is a real estate investor, Podcast Host, and the CEO and Founder of Cashflow Diary, a short-term rental hospitality training company, where he shows people how to build their own short-term rental business from scratch. Listen along as J shares some cool angles on how you can still leverage vacation rentals amid the COVID-19 crisis, and learn about his incredible Opt Out journey, a story of personal success that will inspire you. More at...

Duration:00:48:04

Michael Green - The Flip Factor

4/30/2020
Today’s guest is Michael Green. Michael is an expert real estate investor, entrepreneur, and the host of The Flip Factor podcast. At age 17, he got in trouble with the law and faced a 4-year jail sentence that inspired him to turn his life around. He decided to learn how to flip houses and today, he runs his own house flipping business and has bought and sold over 1,100 deals. Listen to this classic Opt Out story and learn how he managed to change his life's path, and how he runs his...

Duration:00:55:37