Travel Light with Chase Reeves

Chase Reeves

Chase Reeves explores the ideas, lifestyles and habits of pro creatives, thinkers and makers you should know.

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Chase and Mellisa Reeves (https://mellisareeves.com (https://mellisareeves.com/)) discuss lessons learned on leaving the white picket fence for a lifestyle of travel as a family. (https://chasereeves.co/3 (https://chasereeves.co/3)) SPONSORS: Pakt Bags (https://paktbags.com/chase (http://bag.gg/PaktPod))... use code CHASE10 BONUS: 💌 Matterful Monthly (https://chasereeves.co/mm (https://chasereeves.co/mm)) bi-monthly-ish emails for modern movers MUSIC: Petey: spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/4TeKBLCqmYXzvcgYX4t4YA?si=ESNZi94jT-iPoYVg0TrvZw), yt (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuePPW8eHxI), insta (https://www.instagram.com/petey_usa/) CONTENTS: 1:13 How long we've been travelling 5:38 Point 0: knowing what you want... do you know what you want? Are you heading out on the road to discover what you want? 6:52 Point 1: uncertainty is not the same thing as insecurity. 20:25 Point 2: intimacy concerns... 25:52 Point 3: Everyday relationships are as important as the place you're living and the things you regularly use. 26:25: PaktBags.com/chase (http://bag.gg/PaktPod) 27:48 Trade Coffee Monthly Deliveries (affiliate link): http://bag.gg/Trade (http://bag.gg/Trade) 33:41 Point 4: insights about finding time for creative projects and taking care of your self. 47:07 Point 5: your default rhythms will show themselves on the road... (the real beginning happens when you burn through your fantasies and expectations). 54:08 Point 6: traveling helps you find out which relationships can thrive in what conditions. Get this email from Chase: https://chasereeves.co/mm (https://chasereeves.co/mm)

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Feb 12

1 hr 9 min

In this episode Chase (https://chasereeves.co) and NYT bestselling author James Clear (https://jamesclear.com) pull apart the question "what do you want!?" and discuss life after success (and how James got there). SPONSORS: Western Rise Clothing (http://bag.gg/WesternRisePod)... use code CHASE Pakt Bags (http://bag.gg/PaktPod)... use code CHASE10 BONUS: 💌 Matterful Monthly (https://chasereeves.co/matterful-monthly) emails for modern movers SONG: Petey: spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/4TeKBLCqmYXzvcgYX4t4YA?si=ESNZi94jT-iPoYVg0TrvZw), yt (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuePPW8eHxI), insta (https://www.instagram.com/petey_usa/) CONTENTS: 2:14 Why he lives where he lives 6:48 his book has been on the NYT bestseller list for over a year!? 7:46 what it has been like to become successful. 7:59 how he first got started 9:19 early work built up potential energy that released when the book was launched 10:03 James' worry for content creators 15:10 the challenge of relevancy 16:31 often times people practice something different than what they preach 18:58 more practitioners writing (or more people practicing, not just writing) 21:02 "volume/consistency before intensity" 23:26 the actual work isn't hard, PATIENCE is hard. 27:10 "i'm starting to think the most important thing is to know what you want." 29:00 where we waste our energy: chasing status symbols, continuing status quo 31:27 Let your life speak (https://amzn.to/3cuiRQG) by Parker Palmer 32:15 what makes a good answer to the question: what do I want? 36:04 the enneagram (https://www.enneagraminstitute.com/type-descriptions/) 44:55 set directions instead of goals. 50:23 James' minimal travel setup (https://jamesclear.com/ultralight-travel) 51:07 big if true: every thought you have is downstream of what you consume 56:45 "life begins after 40. Before that it's just research." 58:21 life is short, but it's also really long and you have to live with your choices. Chase Lynks: win free gear: https://matterful.co/free-stuff matterful: https://matterful.co patreon: http://patreon.com/chasereeves the podcast: https://chasereeves.co/podcast insta: http://instagram.com/chasewreeves tweeter: http://twitter.com/chasewreeves spotify: http://open.spotify.com/user/chasereeves gear: http://kit.co/chasereeves

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Feb 1

1 hr 4 min

On this week's show Chase (https://chasereeves.co) and Corbett Barr (https://corbettbarr.com) discuss media, independent digital business, and the state of the creator economy. (Table of contents below) SPONSORS: Western Rise Clothing (http://bag.gg/WesternRisePod)... use code CHASE Pakt Bags (http://bag.gg/PaktPod)... use code CHASE10 BONUS: Bonus training (https://gum.co/UywOH) about this episode's content Matterful Monthly (https://chasereeves.co/matterful-monthly) emails for modern movers SONG: Petey: spotify (https://open.spotify.com/artist/4TeKBLCqmYXzvcgYX4t4YA?si=ESNZi94jT-iPoYVg0TrvZw), yt (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuePPW8eHxI), insta (https://www.instagram.com/petey_usa/), CONTENTS: 3:00 Why are people easy to trick? 3:46 Creators rule the world. (https://corbettbarr.com/creators-rule-the-world/) 5:54 Successful digital media Media example: The Social Dilemma (https://www.thesocialdilemma.com/). Jaron Lanier (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaron_Lanier) is the name we were looking for. 13:00 Expertise is still the product. 17:19 Proving (without a gatekeeper) that you're relevant. 18:03 The 3 public and digital elements you can actually own. 20:00 Developing consistent creative rhythms. 25:18 The Viability Ratio 28:00 How resonance works Australian multimeter youtuber guy (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2DjFE7Xf11URZqWBigcVOQ) Corbett mentions 33:00 Books are still the model 37:00 Rhythms of accomplishing things 44:07 "I have an opinion" as platform prerequisite 49:00 Artist fires and the John Baldessari documentary (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU7V4GyEuXA&list=PLMm-PdcMVhsy8Nb64SDAYe8mJo-1gBUb4) you need to watch. 53:47 Why some of you are waiting too long to get started (and some aren't waiting long enough)... 58:00 Making your outside — how you look on the internet — look like your inside 59:20 Organizing, conscientiousness and this Rectix SNL commercial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2FkgBIL-kI) 1:01:00 Not just getting it working, but KEEPING it working 1:03:23 Francis Bacon on Arena (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyepHcAe8lM) 1:06:00 Bringing an underlying human message vs. imitating other successes on a platform 1:08:00 Speaking with your own voice 1:11:00 Corbett cleaned his digital house... here's how it went 1:22:00 What we built together at Fizzle.co 1:27:00 What we got right: understanding the customer 1:29:00 Corbett's productivity tools mentioned: Bear (notes), Trello (projects) and Front (email) RoamResearch 1:41:00 Jobs to be done primer (https://justinjackson.ca/what-is-jobs-to-be-done) 1:42:00 Corbett's Jura espresso machine (https://amzn.to/3nTKa9e) Chase Lynks: win free gear: https://matterful.co/free-stuff matterful: https://matterful.co patreon: http://patreon.com/chasereeves the podcast: https://chasereeves.co/podcast insta: http://instagram.com/chasewreeves tweeter: http://twitter.com/chasewreeves spotify: http://open.spotify.com/user/chasereeves gear: http://kit.co/chasereeves

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Jan 31

2 hr 8 min