Digital Nomads – Crazy, or Crazy Like a Fox

I realize that for some the idea of packing your life up and moving outside the U.S. without some fat job offer and a relocation package sounds crazy.  Yet living outside your comfort zone by thousands of miles can sharpen your skills and your marketability. During my travels in South and Central America I met […]

“Modern” India Not Quite Ready for the Digital Nomad

I travelled to India for the holidays to meet my daughter.  We are both living a nomadic life and had not seen in each since she packed up all her things with one months notice and moved to Bangkok to pursue startup gold.  She needed to leave Thailand for visa purposes and we picked a […]

The New Innovators – Generations Take to the Road

As I was walking through the streets of Prague, lost again, I realized how much being a foreigner fires up your brain cells.  I can’t help but be more creative in a new country because I am trying to figure out what’s going on 24/7. There is a peacefulness to it.  I’m not bombarded with […]

Digital Nomads Aren’t Just Hippies

An image has developed of a Digital Nomad.  He, yeah it’s usually a guy, is dressed in cargo shorts with a bandana around his neck and a backpack at his feet.  And, yes, there are many of those among the digital nomad community.  But it is a wildly diverse community.   My friend, Suzy, not […]

When You Redefine Home

As the summer settles into fall I am beginning to realize I am redefining home.  I have had coffee and pivo with other expats to gain a sense of the road ahead.  I’m jarred a bit by the references to a transient life.  I’m not sure it’s what I’m looking for.  Do I want to […]

Is Entrepreneurship a Culture?

As a Global Mobile Worker I tend to hang out in co-working spaces.  The advantage besides a more disciplined place to work than my kitchen table, is meeting inspiring creative people.  And, the reality is my consulting firm is a startup.  We just celebrated our first anniversary and we have climbed many of the same […]

EVEN TELEVISION NOW HAS AN ECOSYSTEM

The way we use television has changed forever.  It’s not just what your antenna can pick up, in fact your antenna is a museum relic at this point.  So, selecting a TV has become as complex as picking a tablet or choosing a SMART phone.  In fact, they now have SMART TV.  Quite frankly, the […]

GLOBAL MOBILE WORK EUROPEAN STYLE

Now that I am stationary for a while I have to get my technology in place, European Style.  Thanks to TMOBILE Global I can put my mobile phone needs aside for a minute and concentrate on stable, steady, strong internet and getting me some good ole brain mushing American TV. There are a lot of […]

Crossing Borders is Not for Sissies

Crossing Borders – A Series ©some rights reserved by Josh*m What it Means to go Beyond the Borders of my Country I now regret my brief moment of laughter at the business man who came rushing into the Brazilian Consulate where I was waiting to pick up my visa.  He had rushed from the airport […]

Cultura es Importante

I am working in my friend Omar’s office this week, loving the Wi-Fi and getting a lot done after two weeks on the road and with inconsistent Wi-Fi. Omar is the creative director of Alfa&Beta Publicidad, a creative agency in Bolivia. He does everything from websites to graphics for brochures, newsletters, and most recently a […]

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