Category: Health:Self-Help

Break The Rules. Build The Life You Want. Lifestyle, Business, and Self Improvement For Men.

May 21, 2018

TR 130: 5 Quick Thoughts on Belgrade, Serbia

In the latest episode of Troublesome Radio (now on YouTube!), I dive into some quick thoughts on Belgrade, Serbia.

I spent 15 days in Serbia recently, and while I enjoyed my time, I just don't think the Balkans mesh with me as well as other places such as Ukraine, Poland, etc. Something about the region just doesn't click with my personality.

To hear some of the crazy Serbian stories, I'd suggest you tune in to this podcast episode with my friend Papi Rico:

https://datingabroad.net/episode071/

The people of Belgrade, and Serbia has a whole, are fantastic and great folks. Very warm and welcoming, and no, they don't hate Americans (I do mention in the video which political affiliation they prefer you to have...).

Finally, Belgrade and Serbia as a whole are quite affordable.

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May 17, 2018

TR 129: The Latest Q&A With Yours Troubly

Today's episode dives into a variety of Q&A questions about what makes women, travel, and general expat life tick. Many of these questions were answered in daily emails. If you'd like content like this delivered straight to your inbox, sign up at:

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Show notes:

4:12 - Kyle gets into the Q&A questions (mostly about women, some about business)

12:20 - The feeling of unrest when always moving

16:10 - How men should have already internalized game

19:30 - Kyle talks about how women can have so many choices once they grab hold of a smartphone (with Tinder, Instagram)

23:00 - The first steps in moving abroad

26:45 - Why the man should be the leader and be able to dictate how things will be with the woman

 

Relevant:

Jim's amazing comment

Getting girls on Instagram

 

 

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May 11, 2018

TR 128: Dropshipping Flunks

In the latest episode of the show, I discuss my flunky and stupid dropshipping mistakes I've already made!

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May 3, 2018

TR 127: How to Get a Job (College Grads and Freelancers)

In the latest episode of the show, I discuss a few things I learned from hiring my recent Virtual Assistant and how you can stand out in the crowd. 

The site I used to find my staff is here:

https://thisistrouble.com/OnlineJobsPH

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April 24, 2018

TR 126: Beginning Game Myths Debunked

In episode #126 of the show, I welcome my Scandinavian friend for a LIVE interview from my apartment in Belgrade, Serbia. We flip the script around a bit, and he interviews me about some of my thoughts about guys just starting out in the game.

You'll learn:

  • How to structure a first date
  • The type of places to go
  • How to meet girls if you are fearful of approaching
  • How to set up the dinner date at your house
  • How to smoothly bounce back from a date
  • And a heck of a lot more...

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April 7, 2018

TR 125: Dropshipping and Email Marketing Mastery with NateSchmidt.io

In episode #125 of Troublesome Radio, I welcome a new kid on the block - Nate Schmidt.

Nate really knows his stuff on the email side of things, and has some great insights into the dropshipping world as well.

 

Show Notes:

Who are you? Seems you’ve gone from pizza delivery dude to reasonably successful internet marketer, and best of all, being transparent about it.

Dropped outta college…

Why?

How far along were you?

What’s happened since?

Your parent’s thoughts?

Share email marketing tips:

What’s worked for you, what hasn’t?

Can you share some of the results you’ve had for clients? Have they been brick and mortar type places? Service biz?

Top 3 direct response tips

Dropshipping

What’s working, what’s not?

How much does it REALLY cost to get going?

How tedious is it (product images/description/etc), I’ll chime in here as well

Top 3 DS tips

Future plans about getting abroad, business ideas, etc.

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April 1, 2018

TR 124: How to Make Friends in 2018

In TR #124, I discuss the difference between making friends as a kid and as an adult.

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Rough draft of show notes:

When I was a kid…

- Didn’t fit in with the jocks, even though I was pretty good across all sports…I was too smart, got too of grades, didn’t cause trouble in class
- The nerdy kids were nice to met, but I didn’t really get along with them either. I much preferred sports to doing nerdy stuff like playing Magic the gathering or doing puzzles for hours
- For this reason, I just never seemed to fit in for a long time. I almost had to dumb myself down for the jocks or just act intersted in shit I wasn’t with the nerds

It took me a long time to come to terms with all of this, probably much longer than it should have. And even more, it took time to be able to ARTICULATE it and explain it in concise words

But let’s move on from that and apply it towards adulthood.

The thing is, as kids we’re all friends. Everyone wants to talk to everyone. No one is shy

So what the hell happens over time?

People stop trying to fit in anywhere, and it’s not necessarily a bad thing, it’s just how it is. But ultimately if you move to new places, you have to make new friends

But people don’t judge, most people are too scared to actually speak up against someone they don’t like. Whereas on the other hand, kids are not quite as scared to do this. I actually had a girl flat-out say in middle school (went to a private school) that she didn’t want me coming to the graduation party she was hosting.

She spread it to the wrong people and the venue actually got changed, since it was actually an official school event

See what I mean?

People actually get nicer as they get older.

So the key to fitting in and making friends as an adult is not being afraid to make the first move, because you’re going to have to. No one is going to bite your head off. Almost everyone in adulthood needs more friends and would like to expand their social circle.

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March 18, 2018

TR 123: Introduction to Miles and Points Hacking

[NOTE: This first appeared as Episode #18 of The Nomad & Nerdy Show last year, this show has now shut down. All episodes (and future online business-related episodes) will be posted here on Troublesome Radio.]

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March 6, 2018

TR 122: The Rollo Tomassi Interview

In episode #122 of the show, I'm proud to welcome the great Rollo Tomassi to the show to discuss his life's work over the last 16+ years.

The outline for the show is below, although we go far and beyond the scope of just these things...

To listen to his 21 Convention lecture, go here.

Rollo's books are also required reading and are available at the links below:

 

SHOW OUTLINE:

 

Intro: Brief intro to your history of writing, who you are, and what the goal of Rational Male is ultimately.

 

Changing Times: 

- If I’m not mistaken, you first started writing on the SoSuave forum way back when...

-What was the landscape of the market at that time?

- How much have you seen things ACCELERATE in time since then; how does it impact men taking their first steps in the world?

(Ie perhaps your old advice would have been to spin plates, but now with rape charges, etc, etc. - maybe this isn’t so feasible. Instead, how should men adapt?)

- And, how much more will they accelerate (seems to me it has picked up very drastically in the last ~2 years).

 

What’s Next?

- Do you think there will be a “market correction” at some point, where some girls begin to realize they’ve been sold lies about having it all?

- Or will they continue to double down?

- Finally, for men who want to actually have a family and some semibalance of the old “normal” life, what would you recommend? I can chime in here about how different it is abroad and the general expectations.

- As a man in the West, I think it is becoming expected that you do more and more with very little reward - the burden of performance, so to be speak. How do men come to terms with this, especially when the “reward” is quite meager in the scope of things.

 

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March 4, 2018

TR 121: Tinder, Ribs, & Porta Potties

In the latest episode of Troublesome Radio, I rant about a few various topics and figure out where the world is going.

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