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Episode 114

Jim Smith – A Career Journey Masterclass

What are the secrets to a fun and interesting working life? Nepal, teaching, and pursuing your passion. That’s what we discuss this week with Jim Smith who shares how he’s been able to achieve this much-desired outcome. These days Jim’s focus is on building a tourism business that helps Australian’s and especially students, experience life … Continued

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Episode 112

The secrets of a successful Tree Change with Vanessa Wiltshire

We interview Vanessa Wiltshire, a Gen-XY ‘tree changer’, living in Heathcote, Victoria. Three years ago, she and her husband made the move from suburban Melbourne to Heathcote. In our chat Vanessa explains: How to know if a “tree change” is right for you Escaping a career that makes you unhappy and into something that makes … Continued

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Episode 110

“Self Employment and the Retirement Trap” with Peter Stanhope

Peter Stanhope, co-founder of Gig Super shares some of the challenges faced by self-employed people in our financial system. If you are self-employed, or planning on making a move to self-employment – this one’s for you. General Advice Warning

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Episode 102

How Freelancing can help you succeed with Sarah Tang from Freelancer.com

Online freelancing platforms can help you obtain freelancing work, or hire people to do tasks where you either lack the expertise or the time. In this interview, Sarah Tang from Freelancer.com shares the inside tips on how to get the most out of these hugely powerful tools. General Advice Warning

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Episode 101

How to prepare for a successful career change

With technology changing our world so rapidly, the chances of us entering the paid workforce in one role, and that role then seeing us through until retirement 40+ years latter would seem quite remote. And even if this were possible, is it what you would really want? In this post we’re going to explore some … Continued

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Episode 100

Listener Q & A

Thanks for joining us for another Financial Autonomy episode. We’ve got a bit of a change in the normal routine today, because today is Episode 100 and I don’t want to pass through that milestone without doing something a little bit special. I’ve asked our Gaining Choice subscribers for their top Financial Autonomy questions. I’ve … Continued

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Episode 98

From Side Hustle to Business Success with Kim Barrett

Kim has lived the journey of starting a small Side Hustle, to transitioning that into his full time gig. The experiences and knowledge Kim shares in this episode: How to make the change from employee with a small Side Hustle, to going it alone. Planning and Preparedness is important in transitioning from employee to self … Continued

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Episode 95

Freelancing With a Safety Net

Freelancing offers flexibility. It’s a way to fit in the necessity of generating an income, with the other things you want to achieve in life. Recently I heard someone reflect on the standard 9 to 5 working day. It came about in the industrial era to align with day light hours. The factories had little … Continued

Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 94

The Value of Education

When it comes to gaining choice, there’s few more powerful enablers than increased skills. Financial Autonomy is about gaining control and choice over your life – not enduring a working life that is unfulfilling. It’s about getting the most out of the one precious life that we are allotted. In this episode, we’re going to … Continued

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Self-Employment & Side Hustles

Episode 91

Return on Intellect with Ronan Leonard

In this episode we explore how you can generate additional income through sharing what you already know. The experiences and knowledge Ronan shares in this episode: How mastermind group works Taking advantage of your Return of Intellect How to unleash your own Return of Intellect Turning your experiences into profit. Resources & Links The Eccountability … Continued

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Episode 90

How to create a business plan for your Side Hustle

A shout-out to Pedro in Sydney who emailed a little while ago asking for assistance on a business plan for his Side Hustle. I love getting your emails, so if there’s a topic that you feel we should be covering here at Financial Autonomy, be sure to get in touch – the easiest way is … Continued

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Episode 89

Overcoming loneliness as a solopreneur

A key change in the working environment that has enabled greater choice, has been the explosion of the freelance economy and the rise of the solopreneur. But for all the positives that this change brings, primarily around flexibility, there is at least one potential downside – loneliness. Resources & Links Blog Article General Advice Warning

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