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 […]

Crazy Foxes Rule the Day

At the beginning of the year I asked the question are Digital Nomads Crazy or Crazy Like a Fox? Now that the media momentum mounts – with people in the know predicting that the Future of Work is Freelancing Crazy Foxes are in a good position to ride the freelance wave. According to a recent SAP […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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