[EP29] How To Shape Your Habits To Work Remotely In Paradise | Ryan Peters
In this episode, I’m joined by Ryan Peters. Ryan is a seasoned entrepreneur that founded one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies. We were connected in business by a mutual colleague and quickly became great friends after numerous uplifting conversations about business, travel, yoga, surfing and guitar.
Ryan and I focused our conversation on what it takes to live your “best life”, which of course, he is currently doing while living in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Ryan had a wealth of advice to share on how to build rock-solid habits that will enable you to live your best life…from anywhere in the world. We also discussed how leaders in today’s world can create a culture and lead by example to enable their team to live their best life as well.
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6:36 | Ryan shares a story about a helicopter crash he survived back in 1997 in the Yukon
18:40 | Ryan speaks about how he ended up in Costa Rica and why he chose to live there
23:01 | Ryan shares his thoughts on why you need to build good habits to create freedom
24:57 | Ryan talks about what he’s seeing in Costa Rica with people working remotely
30:43 | Trevor explains why his “vision statement” for 2022 is to “do a deal on a surfboard”
34:59 | Ryan speaks about why our habits create our best life…regardless of where you live
43:16 | Trevor and Ryan talk about how leaders can support their teams to live their best life
49:35 | Who is the ONE person/mentor that has been most influential in your life (all time)
51:03 | Who is the ONE person/mentor that is the most influential in your life (right now)
53:02 | What is the ONE philanthropic cause that means the most to you and why?
58:03 | What is the ONE thing you are most grateful for in your life right now?
58:46 | What is the ONE thing that you are most curious about right now and wanting to explore more in your life?
59:58 | What is the ONE thing that scares you right now that you know you must meet with bravery?
1:02:57 | Where can people find out more about you and connect with you online?
“I really am inspired and motivated when I can help people go through the process of stepping into where they really want to be in life. It is true freedom when you are living your best life” – Ryan Peters
“I love Canada, no question about it, but there is also something about being globally minded and recognizing that we put borders in place as control mechanisms, but the reality is it’s one world” – Ryan Peters
“I remember the first time I went on an all-inclusive vacation to Mexico in 2004. I flew down from -30C Saskatchewan weather, it was gorgeous and I drank and ate my face off for 7 days straight. Looking back I think that if I operated now like I did back then I wouldn’t last a month. I’d end up sick and depressed” – Trevor Turnbull
“A lot of the work I do tends to be with CEOs of companies that are looking to grow and scale. I find I have the most impact when working with leaders that have a mindset of constant growth and a commitment to live their best life both personally and professionally” – Ryan Peters
“Alex Honnold is a rock climber with no ropes. It’s absolutely crazy to most of us. But, I see it similarly to being an entrepreneur. When you eat, breath and sleep something so much it might look crazy to others. But, in truth, it’s true knowledge and capability through experience” – Ryan Peters
“There’s a quote I saw recently that says – When I was young I tried to change the world, now that I’m older and wiser I just try to change myself” – Ryan Peters
“I was on the water a few months ago and I met this couple out surfing. I started talking to this guy that has a business that is valued at $4.5B and he was struggling. I gave him some surfing tips and it was amazing to watch his mind open up as I helped him catch a wave” – Ryan Peters
“I remember when I first started surfing, it was super frustrating. And then I allowed the advice my buddy was giving me to land and I realized how much easier it would be if I just gave in and allowed myself to go with the flow. The analogy of that in business is so similar. The more I’ve tried to force things, the less successful I am. The more I’m in flow, everything just works. But you have to be humble” – Trevor Turnbull
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