Living Life on My Own Terms
Podcast Episode #293
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Have you ever felt like you’re living life on someone else’s terms? In this episode, I’ll be discussing some important topics, including societal biases around gender roles, my journey as an indie hacker, and my idea of sharing profits with partners who believe in a company. I’ll also be reflecting on the challenges of being a leader without a clear hierarchy and the importance of being true to oneself. As Frank Sinatra said, “I did it my way.” So, let’s dive in and explore how we can all live life on our own terms. And of course, thank you for tuning in - I can’t wait for you to hear the next episode!
Pablo Escobar’s portrayal in Narcos [00:00:27]
Tiago talks about the TV series Narcos and how it portrays Pablo Escobar as an empty hero in the first season, and how it changes later on.
Macho culture and its effects [00:02:50]
Tiago discusses the macho culture that exists in society and how it affects both men and women.
Escobar’s desire for respect and fear [00:10:19]
Tiago discusses why Pablo Escobar didn’t stop his criminal activities even though he had enough money to live a comfortable life, and how it relates to the alpha culture and the desire for respect and fear from others.
Tiago’s goal [00:12:16]
Tiago talks about his initial goal of making enough money to pay his bills and how it changed after the success of his product.
Bringing people to help [00:17:14]
Tiago discusses his idea of bringing more people to help with marketing and conquering new markets, but faces the challenge of not being able to pay them.
Sharing profits [00:20:16]
Tiago proposes the idea of sharing profits with partners who help them conquer new markets, but acknowledges the risks involved for both parties.
The Challenge of Living Outside Society’s Rules [00:26:41]
Tiago discusses the challenges of living outside society’s rules and how it affects decision-making and work culture.
Ignoring Negative Comments and Criticism [00:29:36]
Tiago talks about the exercise of not letting negative comments and criticism affect him and how it helps him live a happier life.
Ending with Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” [00:31:27]
Tiago ends the episode by reading the lyrics of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” as a poem.
Pablo Escobar in Narcos [00:32:31]
Tiago discusses how Pablo Escobar was portrayed in the TV series Narcos.
Macho culture [00:33:50]
Tiago talks about the macho culture that exists in society and how it affects both men and women.
Alpha culture and desire for respect [00:36:45]
Tiago discusses why Escobar didn’t stop his criminal activities even though he had enough money to live a comfortable life, and how it relates to the alpha culture and the desire for respect and fear from others.
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