James Guzman: Borderless living

June 17, 2015 |

After growing up a third-culture kid, serving in the U.S. Navy, and living and studying abroad, James is now based in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and encourages others to live a “borderless” life, especially through PT Theory and Flag Theory. Tune in to find out what it means to live a borderless life.

Note: Some of the language in this episode may not be suitable for work or children!

Most Memorable Location-Independent Experiences
I have had many unbelievable experiences while living in exotic places all over the world. Some good and some bad, but I wouldn’t trade them for the world. I have been put in a cell, interrogated for hours, and kicked out of Barbados for something I didn’t do, became friends with a designer drug manufacturing multimillionaire in Acapulco and went to parties at his mansion, and was paid to live in a luxurious penthouse apartment by my model ex-girlfriend in Madrid. Those are the ones that I can write about.

Biggest Surprise along the Way
How hard it is to be tax compliant as an international entrepreneur.

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In this episode

  • What it means to be a third-culture kid
  • Why he wouldn’t recommend joining the military
  • How he ended up studying in Madrid
  • Why it’s important to diversify your money across currency and markets
  • PT Theory and Flag Theory
  • Why people renounce their U.S. citizenship and the pros and cons
  • Why he prefers to look at things in a positive way instead of from a place of fear
  • What it means to be “borderless”
  • And so much more
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Resources we talked about

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