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For someone who wants to become a “digital nomad”

Hi, I’m a long time lurker on this page and I just have a few questions that I need some help answering: What does it mean to be a digital nomad? What does a normal work week usually look like? What are some Pros/Cons of being a digital nomad? What interested you/ made you want to take on this occupation? What are some tips you would tell someone wanting to be a digital nomad in the future?

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Monday, Nov 26, 2018

Don’t work “remotely”

The term “remote” work itself implies tasks being done at arm’s length, and at some critical remove between object and subject. I’m here, and “the work” is over there, in other words. Like anywhere, this framing is critical. And it’s also mostly wrong. Don’t adopt “remote” working. Adopt distributed work.