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…
There is little more liberating than being able to call all the shots in your professional life. Running your own ship, making your own calls and curating your own calendar are just some of the glowing benefits of being a freelancer or entrepreneur. But with no one to hold you accountable when your productivity seems to wane, it can be a slippery slop to the shores of ‘slacking off’. And we’ve all been there…
When it comes to contract jobs, you’re getting booked not only for the skills you offer but because the client likes the way you operate. You’re getting booked because you ask the right amount of questions without being needy, because you are self-sufficient without being presumptuous, and because you are interested without being invasive. Learning these parameters and how to manipulate them is the key to success.
Modern nomads are self-starters and have the initiative to either run a business or work independently. This can be a blessing or a curse… but it comes with the challenges of working with zero structure. Some days you might feel like you didn’t quite own it… a magic ingredient was missing: flow. A master workday is all down to rhythm. There’s an upward synergy where one high is topped by another. We all know this feeling, but it can feel hit or miss. Here are Kerry’s tested recommendations to upcycle your workday.
At some point, we’ve all doubted ourselves. It’s what makes us human by nature. Once you go down that path, it’s easy to convince yourself that you’re not good enough, smart enough – the list is endless. There’s a term for this. Impostor syndrome. A phenomenon that causes people to doubt their accomplishments and have consistent and internalized fears. In healthy doses, self-doubt protect you from bad news or negativity. But sometimes this results in your mind hindering you from growing. Sarah has experienced it herself. On her journey to find confidence in herself, she has collected some tools and techniques that have helped her to overcome self-doubts which she shares in the article below.
How to turn your biggest fear and personal battle into a happy life and business. Nick spends most of his time writing, teaching and coaching around anxiety related topics, which these days, we might as well call life. All of this came from a 13 year battle with acute anxiety, panic attacks, drugs and the […]
Today’s special guest at the Dojo Nomad Show Podcast is Cassie Torrecillas. As the Co-Founder of The Bucketlist Bombshells she has paved the future of remote work for millennial women, while running a 6-figure online business and traveling the world. Her entrepreneurial spirit has landed her features on Forbes and CNBC International.