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 […]
A laptop on the beach, pictures of exotic food and an infinite number of Facebook check-ins at airports around the world are probably among the top reasons why there are so many stereotypes surrounding the life of a digital nomad. Some see us as a bunch of hippies who lost their mind. The truth is, we are just an unusual group of people living outside the traditional roles, norms and jobs.
But what about all those things they say about us, are they true? We’ll find out together! Ladies and gentlemen, let me present the most common questions I’ve been asked since I left my “good” office job 2 years ago, reflecting the stereotypes around our lifestyle.
There is something about the combination of Bali + digital nomad + remote work that is making lots of blogs fight for position on Google’s first result page. However, it takes discipline to work from a different place than your usual desk. Add to that the fact you are in a new country, getting to know your surroundings. So it all comes to the question: are you ready to be a remote professional?