Video conferencing, instant messaging, fast internet, and coworking spaces have made the digital nomad lifestyle extremely easy. It starts with choosing the right place that suits your work needs, lifestyle, and budget.
Messaging and video calling apps such as WhatsApp and Slack have made remote working even simpler, without sacrificing face-to-face interaction with colleagues.
Easing your way into a digital nomad lifestyle, coworkers will begin to learn your schedule and you can achieve a healthy work-life balance and gain a fulfilling travelling experience.
00 is a design and architecture company based in London, but its project director Tim Ahrensbach has worked remotely out of Mexico City for the past 16 months and said that “managing people remotely and feeling removed from decision-making has been tricky.”
Despite this, working nomadically has led Ahrensbach to join new projects and is planning to work between Denmark and London in the future.
“You disconnect from the everyday of the firm and come back with a fresh pair of eyes. I don’t think I would have got to my next project if I hadn’t gone away. My next step could have been outside the company.”