The episodes to not miss!

Indispensable episodes to turn expat dual career challenges into great opportunities

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From Expat Spouse to Global Entrepreneur

We organized Tandem Nomads podcast episodes into 6 themes. In each theme, we selected some of the top episodes that will lead you from making the best of your life as an expat partner to starting and growing your own successful portable business (or NGO). 

Pick the theme that seems the most applicable to your needs and current situation.

You can also simply listen to each step by order 🙂 

Enjoy!

Before even thinking of career or starting a portable business, it is so important to make sure to reflect on all the areas of your expat life that need to be strategically planned in order to build the healthy foundations for you and your family.  

2. The career reinvention journey on the move

These episodes will provide with tips and inspiration to help you go from "no idea what to do" to developing a clear plan to build your own source of fulfillment and revenue. 

3. Fundamentals of a Portable Business

In these episodes you will find out why growing a portable business is THE solution to dual career challenges. You will also discover what makes a portable business work on a legal and strategic perspective. 

4. Business and marketing tips to grow a successful portable business

You will find here all the important strategies and marketing efforts that you need to implement in your business in oder to grow a successful portable business.

5. And what if you want to start an NGO?

This selection of episodes will provide you some great tips and inspiration that will help you make the impact you want to see in the world through an NGO. However, know that even with a non-profit you will need to apply the same strategies than a business in order to make it sustainable and be able to grow it for the long term impact! See episodes above.

6. Entrepreneurship is all about the mindset!

Whether you decide to start a business or a non-profit, you are an entrepreneur and entrepreneurship is a long journey. No matter how many strategies and techniques you will learn, the one thing that will lead you to achieve your dreams and your goals in life is your mindset and the way you approach obstacles. That is what entrepreneurship is all about! 

And so many more inspiring stories!

These are all the episodes since the launch of Tandem Nomads in November 2015. Pick the title that suits you and enjoy listening to these inspiring stories that expat partners from around the world share with you. 

TN0: Introduction to Tandem Nomads

11/06/2015

TN1: Don’t be a lonely fish in a bowl! Nicholla Henderson Hall – Abu Dhabi.

11/15/2015

TN2: How to leave the home you loved.

11/18/2015

TN4: How to manage culture shock. With Clara Wiggins.

11/25/2015

TN5: “Don’t rush, first define clearly what you want.” Olivier Caudron – New York.

11/29/2015

TN6: How do they call us? Terminology of the expat partner.

12/02/2015

TN7: “Cut yourself some slack and focus on what works for you”. Yvonne McNulty – Singapore

12/06/2015

TN9: “If you feel unfortunate, start saying Thank You”. Laura Moreno – New York

12/13/2015

TN8: Are you Triangle? A new way to define and feel home. Naomi Hattaway – Virginia

12/09/2015

TN10: To work or not to work… An existential question for expat partners?

12/16/2015

TN11: “Be curious and allow yourself to get out of your comfort zone”. Jody Ballard – Warsaw & Abu Dhabi

12/20/2015

TN12: Working from home, pros and cons with Katja Tschoepe, Vienna.

12/23/2015

TN13: “Take the time to meet with the locals, there are amazing people everywhere.” Flor Taboada – New York

12/27/2015

TN14: Why and how to build a back up (expat) life plan – With Rachel Yates.

12/30/2015

TN15: “You leave everything behind but you actually also take so much with you.” Katja Otter – Tokyo.

01/03/2016

TN16: TCK “Use your difference to make a difference.” Tayo Rockson – New York

01/06/2016

TN17: “Being away from the labor market made me forget my value.” Leen Abdel Jaber – Algiers

01/10/2016

TN18: TCK – How to plan your kids school education in expatriation? Rebecca Grappo – Denver

01/13/2016

TN19: “See what are your talents, your hobbies and look for freaks like you to connect with.” Igor Koscak – Manila

01/17/2016

TN20: Introduction to Personal Leadership (PL) with Pari Namazie, Vienna.

01/20/2016

TN21: Slow down and savour, you might then see windows that you haven’t noticed before.” Jodi Harris – Yokohama

01/24/2016

TN22: Let us be grumpy for a bit! Grumpy Expat with Alison Trainer – Zurich

01/27/2016

TN23: “Don’t bury your needs, speak up for yourself.” Evelyn Simpson – Edinburgh

01/31/2016

TN24: How to write the resume that will get you to your dream job. Anna Sparks – Quito

02/03/2016

TN25: “Be forgiving and be kind to yourself.” Leah Evans – Asunción

02/07/2016

TN26: What is the expat lifestyle about? Alison Cavatore – Arizona

02/11/2016

TN27: Asetila Köstinger, expat partner in Ankara, Turkey.

02/14/2016

TN28: Dealing with high security risks and uncertainty. Sundae Schneider-Bean – Ouagadougou

02/17/2016

TN29: Marcelle Yeager, expat partner in Santiago, Chile.

02/21/2016

TN30: Planning your finances with your partner. Hui-Chin Chen – Taiwan

02/24/2016

TN31: Rashmi A. Zimburg, expat partner in Tokyo, Japan.

02/28/2016

TN34: How to answer the question “What do you do?” Stephanie Ward – Amsterdam

03/13/2016

TN33: Lisa Webb, expat partner in Indonesia.

03/06/2016

TN35: Expat tandem in Shanghai, with Helene Reiter and Manfred Girkinger.

03/20/2016

TN38: How to be prepared in case of divorce within an expat couple?

04/10/2016

TN36: How to build a career in your suitcase? With Jo Parfitt – Malaysia.

03/27/2016

TN40: Giving birth abroad with Karen Wilmot, the Virtual Midwife.

04/24/2016

TN42: What to know about your expat package and taxes abroad.

05/09/2016

TN 41: Kirsten de Greling – Visman, expat partner in Zambia.

05/02/2016

TN32: Special announcement about Tandem Nomads!

03/02/2016

TN37: Andrea Martins, expat partner and Startup addict. Queensland – Australia

04/03/2016

TN43: A journey from deep existential crisis to personal and professional fulfillment – Part 1.

05/16/2016

TN44: A journey from deep existential crisis to personal and professional fulfillment – Part 2.

05/23/2016

TN45: Journey of a young mom abroad, with Olga Mecking.

05/30/2016

TN46: From Therapist to Nomad Entrepreneur with Erin Long.

06/06/2016

TN47: Blending your skills to find your zone of genius, Part 1 with Marilyn Gardner.

06/13/2016

TN48: The secrets of a blogger and writer, Part 2 with Marilyn Gardner.

06/20/2016

TN49: How to launch a business starting from scratch in a new country, with Bérengère Ferrier.

06/27/2016

TN50: 50th Episode Voice Party!

06/04/2016

TN50: 50th Episode Voice Party!

07/04/2016

TN51: Global Nomads Week – Best of Series

07/18/2016

TN52: Parents and TCKs Week – Best of series

07/25/2016

TN53: Gentlemen’s Week – Best of series

08/01/2016

TN54: Nomad Couples Week – Best of Series

08/08/2016

TN55: Mindfulness Week – Best of Series

08/15/2016

TN56: The one thing that every expat partner must know.

09/21/2016

TN57: Identity Week – Best of Series

10/24/2016

TN58: Expat Life Planning – Best of Series

10/31/2016

TN59: Career tips for expat partners – Best of Series

11/07/2016

TN60: What you need to start and grow your own portable business – Best of Series

11/14/2016

TN61: How to start and grow a freelance business – Emily McGee

11/21/2016

TN62: Breaking news! Updates on Tandem Nomads

11/28/2016

TN63: Balancing family and career – Maryam Afnan Ahmad

12/12/2016

TN64: Supporting special needs children when moving abroad – Tracey Ellis

12/22/2016

TN65: Turning doubts into confidence to grow a career in global transition – Melissa Dalton-Bradford

01/09/2017

TN66: Dealing with loss and grief far from home – Melissa Dalton-Bradford

01/23/2017

TN67: From ex-banker and expat spouse to serial entrepreneur – Carol Rattray

02/06/2017

Wrap up:[LIVE STREAMING NOW] Expat Spouses, Career and Entrepreneurship.

11/29/2016

2nd panel![LIVE STREAMING NOW] Expat Spouses, Career and Entrepreneurship.

11/29/2016

1st panel![LIVE STREAMING NOW] Expat Spouses, Career and Entrepreneurship.

11/29/2016

Testing

11/29/2016

TN68: 3 steps to career and life reinvention with Sundae Bean

02/20/2017

TN69: How to self-publish and crowdfund your book with Lisa Ferland

03/06/2017

TN70: How to leave a legacy and be a great leader – Ruth Van Reken

03/20/2017

TN71: How to learn and embrace technology for your business – Ritu Banga

04/03/2017

TN72: How to start a successful business from scratch – Marcelle Yeager

04/17/2017

TN73: How to be in control of your life and career as an expat spouse – Amel Derragui

05/01/2017

TN74: 6 rules to grow your portable business – Amel Derragui

05/15/2017

TN75: How to legally set up your portable business – Rosiane Houngbo-Monteverde

05/29/2017

TN76: Managing a business and maternity – Dana Bachar Grossman

06/12/2017

TN77: Turn your purpose into a portable non-profit & career – Claudia Landini

06/26/2017

(Replay) TN34: How to answer the question “What do you do?”- Stephanie Ward

07/11/2017

(Replay) TN37: From expat spouse to startup success – Andrea Martins

08/07/2017

TN78: How to build a powerful community and lead it to the next level – Naomi Hattaway

07/24/2017

TN79: How to grow a portable consulting business – Sonia Balcazar de Meza-Cuadra

08/21/2017

TN80: How to raise funds for your charity or NGO – Derry Deringer

09/04/2017

TN81: How to build a product and turn it into a company – Ebere Akadiri

09/18/2017

TN82: How to blog, grow an audience and be paid for your writing – Mariam Ottimofiore

10/02/2017

TN83: How to build a portable startup and generate revenue in 9 months! – Erica McMannes

10/16/2017

TN84: How to grow a successful virtual PR agency and a remote team – Melissa Mathews

10/30/2017

TN85: Tandem Nomads Turns 2! What I’ve Learned from the Highs and Lows – Amel Derragui

11/13/2017

TN86: How to avoid intercultural misunderstandings – Sundae Schneider-Bean

11/27/2017

TN87: How to deal with the fear of failing when starting a business – Lillian Small

12/11/2017

(Replay) TN21: Practicing mindfulness on the move – Jodi Harris

12/25/2017

(Replay) TN41: Building your own life and career plan on the move – Kirsten de Greling-Visman

01/08/2018

TN88: Stay on top of your game! 3 pillars to be inspired in your life & business

01/22/2018

TN89: The Shell Ladies Project, how to start small and leave a global legacy!

02/05/2018

TN90: What is a portable business and how to make it scalable

02/19/2018

TN91: How to turn your LinkedIn profile into a magnet of opportunities

03/05/2018

TN92: 3 Reasons Why Starting a Business is THE Solution for Expat Partners

03/19/2018