The Technology Dance

There is so much technology dancing on my laptop that sometimes while everything is loading I see the screen jiggle a little bit. Whether in terror or anticipation I can never tell. Technology is being hurled at me constantly. I’m applying for these writing gigs that challenge me to have perfect grammar or else and […]

IS GLOBAL MOBILE WORK A DISCONNECT? THE POWER OF CONNECTION

Despite the social media generation’s confusion about the true definition of friendship people inwardly value physical connection.   I do feel a sense of connection when the Dropbox dialogue box shows me that my colleagues are being productive while  I cruise Facebook.   But, I too need occasional face to face interactions to fuel my creativity. A […]

Does Stability Mean Something Different to Global Mobile Workers?

Am I more sensitive to change as a Digital Nomad? I wondered as I lit up with panic when confronted repeatedly with “you can switch to the new InBox.” Okay, it was being offered as a choice so I shouldn’t feel threatened. After all, I had enjoyed my experience with the new Adobe Acrobat this […]

WHERE TO FIND FREELANCE GOLD

The key to living the location independent lifestyle is finding work from anywhere that you can do anywhere. Even though I am now stationary in Prague, I am still building a freelancer lifestyle.  Like many location independent professionals I debate with myself about the “stability” of a job versus the freedom of freelancing.  Sometimes the […]

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 […]

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