Last month when I started my writing adventure with series of articles about remote work and reached out to my friends, instead of getting funny stories I got some not so very funny reality check from people who definitely have more experience than me in this department. One of my friends, Pavel Bulowski, Co-founder of […]
How do you do this REMOTE WORK, exactly? What does it feel like? Is it easy? Difficult? Does it give you freedom? How do you make sure the work you do makes you happy?
Freedom was always my biggest motivator in life—the holy grail. I didn’t want to take shit from anybody. Complete independence is what I was after. To be bound by nobody. To answer to no one. Emotional freedom. Financial freedom. The whole shebang. Full stop. Fuck you. Period. That kind of freedom…
A couple of years ago I read this article in New Yorker – a story about a man who makes an emergency 911 call, and appears to be in distress. He confesses he works from home. The operator is not surprised and then proceeds to ask the standard questions to gather information while the Emergency […]
When you skip across the great big blue in pursuit of that sweet-freedom-filed-laptop-lifestyle, it can be easy to get cozy with the “freedom” part and lapse on the “laptop” part. All of a sudden there is no company newsletter alerting you to new trends; no boss dishing out the industry skinny before you’ve had your first caffeine dose; no executive admin booking you discounted motels for this quarters conference. And damn, that feels nice. But to be a successful roving freelancer, you have to stay tapped into the market and what it demands somehow.
I was always skeptical of Bali. As an Australian, I had no interest in using up my vacation days to just be surrounded by more Australians, even if it was on a tropical island. It wasn’t until going to West Bali with Dojo and Five Pillar Experiences that I truly realised what Bali had to offer…
Depression is a dark beast and if the recent spate of suicides in the media by people seemingly in a place of enviable success, wealth and social standing – Avicii, Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade are enough to remind us that Depression doesn’t discriminate. Having survived depression for many years, I finally began to reorient my lifestyle to preempt these downward spirals that end in the painful depths of darkness.
This article describes my experience of moving to Bali and how I work with a stateside team while I’m remote. I wanted to tell this story after I found out about a conference that happens here in Bali at the end of June called Running Remote 2019. I’m going to be attending and know I’ll […]
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