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Jan 11, 2022

Welcome back to The Main Thing Podcast! I’m your host Skip Lineberg.

Our special guest brings an intriguing topic to our wisdom journey. Ryan Frederick is an international expert on the role of place to live a long, healthy and financially secure life. 

As Founder & CEO of SmartLiving 360, Ryan advises national real estate developers, institutional investment firms, leading health systems, among others. 

His first book, Right Place, Right Time: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Home for the Second Half of Life (Johns Hopkins University Press), was released in October 2021. It has been an Amazon Bestseller. 

Ryan’s work has been chronicled in The Washington Post, Forbes, CBS and other leading outlets.

Ryan Frederick is a graduate of Princeton University and Stanford Business School. He comes to us from Austin, Texas, where he resides with his family.

Get ready! Over the next 9 minutes, you will discover why Ryan Frederick is one of the wisest people I know.



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Content You’ll Enjoy in this Podcast

[0:01] - Intro, welcome and Thank-you

[1:35] - Brief biography of Ryan Frederick

[2:45] - Greeting and opening dialog; Ryan shares what it was like to write a book

[4:06] - How we know one another - Jacquelyn Kung from Ep. 48

[5:07] - Ryan’s main thing

[6:25] - Change is harder as we get older. Longevity and personal assessments.

[7:33] - Quality of Life and Longevity

[8:54]- Making things practical and applicable via the book and the online assessment

[9:44] - If not a change of place, what other changes can boost longevity?

[10:34] - Skip lobbying Ryan for access to the assessment

[11:14] - Ryan connects his main thing back to the importance of Place.

[11:51] - Recap, thank-you and good-bye

[12:07] - Outro

[12:33] - A glimpse inside our online, independent bookstore