Ly ́dia Machová is an interpreter, a polyglot and language mentor that is reinventing language education. Listen to Ep50 as she describes her journey from interpreting and teaching English in her native Slovakia to developing her own language mentoring system and bringing it online. Recently a featured speaker at Nomad Summit 2019 Chiang Mai, Lydia, who speaks 8 languages, shares her thoughts on becoming an entrepreneur and embracing her new digital nomad lifestyle.
05:02s Discovering the city of Pai in Northern Thailand
07:30s Reaction to the Nomad Summit / starting a digital nomad lifestyle
12:21s Traveling and decision making
13:32s Language mentoring, learning to learn a language on your own
16:24s Busting myths of learning languages
22:00s Learning vs teaching and taking responsibility
24:06s Studying interpreting at University
25:30s Moving from interpreting to online language training
29:41s Exchanging value for value networking
31:30s Starting locally in Slovakia
35:30s Testing product ideas using live seminars
38:28s Moving sales online
43:36s Learning ecommerce and developing a team
46:41s Traveling as a way to open your mind and discovering expert business niche
49:30s Podcasting as easiest way to open your mind
52:13s The impact of discovering info / expert business as a niche
“I totally believe in the power of learning and not teaching.”
“I think the easiest way to open your mind is actually to listen for example to podcasts.”
“And once you apply one method that you like in practice a lot…. The results will come necessarily.”
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