Yaro Starak is a man with two passports, one Australian and one Canadian, and he’s one of the rarer Summit interviewees in that he’s migrated towards a colder climate from Brisbane, where he started out. He now lives in Toronto as he has family there and the weather suits him better.
But it’s not just about weather.
Yaro loves his work and he has travelled widely but he also likes to settle and have a home base. His portable business lets him choose between one and the other with ease. The benefits of being in Toronto are that its closer to events he might like to attend in USA and Europe. He even said he would enjoy a longish trip to the UK too, perhaps Scotland.
His business allows him to live wherever he wants whenever he chooses, the very definition of the freedom we all desire surely?
Yaro Starak has been blogging for sixteen years. Wow! He started blogging to get traffic and he turned that into an online education business and our conversation with him revolved around income -v- passion. He’s passionate about his business of writing, coaching and educating but it is vital for him that his work flows with his own natural rhythms .
He explained the differences between the alluring start-up dream which is costly in terms of one’s life energy, and a lifestyle business which is so much more flexible and relaxing. For Yaro it’s all about good energy management and having time to be with family and friends, to work how and when he wants, without force…