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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

New York City born and raised, Olivia Poglianich has always had a strong sense of her own personal values, including admirable ambition and - occasionally to her disadvantage - unwavering honesty. Following graduation, she found herself doing work, which wasn't right for her and knew that the only way out was to take a bold risk and escape her comfort zone.Well, it paid off, and she is now designing her best life as a marketing executive at coworking and coliving space provider, Outpost. I wanted to get an insight into how she maintains such a positive outlook, despite choosing a...

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6 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting A Location Independent Business

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6 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting A Location Independent Business

Jumping into a location-independent career and lifestyle isn't as simple as packing your bags, selling your possessions and hitting the road. Before you start your remote business, you need a clear roadmap of the business you plan to build and how you're going to build it. You'll need to ask yourself tough questions around how you plan on sustaining yourself. In this article, we'll be discussing six points to consider when putting together a location-independent business plan. 1. What kind of business do you want to start? Before you even consider ditching your 9-5 for the dream of remote work,...

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Revolutionizing The Idea Of Work-Life Balance with Remote Year

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Revolutionizing The Idea Of Work-Life Balance with Remote Year

One of the companies currently creating the most buzz in digital nomad communities is Remote Year, a program that allows participants to travel the world while keeping their jobs. With four, six, and twelve-month programs all across the globe, Remote Year is revolutionizing the idea of work-life balance. We sat down with Luke Woolley, a program placement consultant at Remote Year, to pick his brain about how the program works, who it’s for, and some expert packing tips for digital nomads. What Exactly is Remote Year? With a company evolving as quickly and as dynamically as Remote Year, it’s genuinely...

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Travel Trendsetters: Learning From Real Saharan Nomads with DN LABS

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Travel Trendsetters: Learning From Real Saharan Nomads with DN LABS

Imagine traversing the North African plains of the Saharan desert, immersed in the culture of ancient Moroccan cities, all while gaining core skills that help you to become a fully fledged digital nomad. Hassan Bolaachoub is the brains behind one such programme called DN LABS, aimed squarely at marketers and developers looking to kickstart their freelance careers. We caught up with this astute business guru in the third installment of our Travel Trendsetters series to find out more about his journey to becoming a digital nomad, and what inspires him to get out and travel. Bolaachoub describes DN LABS as...

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Best Digital Nomad Destinations That Are Just Getting Discovered

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Best Digital Nomad Destinations That Are Just Getting Discovered

One of the most unsettling parts of being a digital nomad is flying half-way across the world to find a culture eerily similar from that which you just came. An international destination flooded with tourists and like-minded nomads -- we’re looking at you, Chang Mai, Bali, and Cape Town -- sometimes takes the thrill out of travel. If you’re looking to get a little more off the beaten path, consider stacking your itinerary with some (or all) of these best new nomad destinations that are just getting discovered. Budapest, Hungary Budapest, with all its old-world charm and eclectic architecture that...

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Having The Talk – Tips to Convince Your Employer For A Remote Contract

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Having The Talk – Tips to Convince Your Employer For A Remote Contract

Whether you call it telecommuting or remote working, there’s no doubt that companies are increasingly cutting back on office time as a means of improving employee productivity. According to global workspace conglomerate IWG, at least 70% of workers clock one remote working session a week, with as many as 53% working remotely for half the week. What’s more, within the next four years 60% of all workers are slated to be working in locations that don’t resemble a cubicle. Perhaps you’re stuck with an obstinate boss who refuses to bow to the trends of efficiency, or simply doesn’t see the...

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6 Resources To Self Teach Skills That Are Most Desirable For Remote Work

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6 Resources To Self Teach Skills That Are Most Desirable For Remote Work

So, you’re looking to land a freelance gig that allows you to work remotely from anywhere in the world? If you already checked out our 10 Most In-Demand Skills for Remote Work in 2019, this is a follow-up piece on how exactly you can develop and hone those skills. Many of the skills required for remote work can be learned in a few weeks or months through engaging and interactive learning platforms. For everything from UX design to digital marketing, software development, writing, and data science, here are the best sites to become a master of your craft. Lynda.comLynda.com is...

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How Much Money Do Digital Nomads Spend In One Year?

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How Much Money Do Digital Nomads Spend In One Year?

Once you’ve landed a remote job, there’s a curious combination of nervousness and excitement that settles when thinking about your finances. Great -- I can work from anywhere -- but where exactly is anywhere? How much will it cost? Juggling the expenses of flights, visas, accommodations, and the ungodly amount of street tacos you’re going to consume is no small feat. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We dished the question out to nomads to get a feel for how much they spent on their first year of international travel, and here’s what we found.   Yearly Cost of Accommodations...

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