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Work Flow Goals: The Benefits of Batchworking

As a Female Digital Nomad, I’ve learned a lot on the road: How to live 3 months abroad with only one carry-on suitcase, how to sleep well on a 16 hour flight, and how to get a full day’s worth of work completed in half the time. Yep, I am 100% more productive as a Digital Nomad than I was working in an office thanks to the benefits of batchworking. And it doesn’t all stem from being inspired by new scenery or creative coworking offices, but because I have embraced batchworking as a way of life on the road balancing travel and…

Top Digital Nomad Concerns and Fears – and How to Handle Them

Congratulations! You’ve decided you’re ready begin a Digital Nomad lifestyle and are about to embark on your first long-term trip. It’s daunting, I know. Especially if you’re not self-employed and work for a company in a 9-5 setting. Not knowing what to expect or potential situations that could arise are major stressors and Digital Nomad concerns. Questions that kept me up at night before my first trek included “How will I make calls and be in touch with my co-workers and clients overseas?” and “What if my boss resents me for being an inconvenience?” These doubts and questions are totally normal, although many…

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Be a Digital Nomad

Unless you own your own business or freelance, the biggest hurdle facing you and your dreams to becoming a Digital Nomad is most likely asking your boss for permission.  Ultimately, working remotely is a privilege and it’s best for everyone involved if you’re on the same page. I did all these things to prepare to ask my boss and, thankfully, because I work with a group of kickass women, everyone was thrilled to oblige. If you’re reading these tips in preparation to ask your own employer, good luck on your first step to becoming a digital nomad! Schedule a Meeting Don’t go into this proposal…

18 Tips for Staying Productive as a Digital Nomad

If I had a nickel every time someone said to me “How do you plan on staying productive as a Digital Nomad while traveling the world? Won’t your boss notice?” Traveling abroad and working remotely isn’t easy, but it’s 100% worth it for the right person. I love being a Digital Nomad. I can’t believe that some of us lucky few get to customize our “office” and keep our jobs while exploring the world. With that being said, it isn’t easy. These are my favorite tips for staying productive as a Digital Nomad. #18 Find coworking spaces Do your research weeks before boarding…