Global mobile citizens, naturally, have a different Mother’s Day experience than they would in their home country. First, it’s not celebrated on the same day. Last week was Mother’s Day in the Czech Republic. It passed with a whisper. Nothing like Mother’s Day in the United States celebrated at mythic proportions, fueled by the capitalist […]
My Internship at Coworking Locus Workspace Even Digital Nomads need to create community, and co-working spaces are perfect for that, even if you aren’t using the space for everyday work. Remember The C in Co-working Stands for Community, we talked about co-working spaces and part of a location independent professional’s community. You have a chance to […]
URGENT NEWS RELEASE – I’M BACK In the over four years that I have been doing this blog, there were very few gaps in posting. I posted from jungles in Guatemala, I posted from Havana, Cuba, talking my way into a hotel’s business center because that is the only place to get the internet in […]
When I first arrived in town I used Meetup to find people who shared common interest. That led me straight to Locus Co-working space. Once in the door, I quickly connected with both the startup community and the writing community, common members of co-working spaces. It has been almost three years now and although I […]
The internet promised many things upon is inception. To democratize knowledge by sending information to the farthest cornors of the earth, to shed light on the evils and corruption of governments, and to break down the barriers of gender, race, ethnicity, and religion. You could chat with people all over the world and they wouldn’t […]
The world of virtual work has exploded with more and more talent committed to work from anywhere. Last fall LinkedIn announced the launch of a pilot program called ProFinder, which connects companies to talented freelancers. Although ProFinder is currently only open to Bay Area professionals in accounting, graphic design, and writing and editing, the program […]
Pressure to Learn the Language When you actually settle in a place there is a subtle pressure that builds month by month to speak the native language of the country. Speaking Czech is practically a political issue in a country whose language has as interesting a history as the country itself. The comment I […]
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