Originally from a rural town outside of Tampa, Florida, there was nothing global, worldly, nor ambitious in my upbringing. By all accounts, my family’s expectations were pretty low and stopped at “go to college.” So I had no pressure to do anything big, and had complete support in everything that has lead me to where I am now. I had been introduced to the art world pretty early on. By the time I was 15, my whole life was centered around being creative. Little did I know that the courses I enrolled in and the pure act of creating was shaping a mind that questioned everything and that quickly saw a flaw in the traditional work/life model. Continue reading Choose Your Own Career Adventures with Matt Young
The short version is that I am an English major who wanted to be a writer. After graduating from college, I won a honeybee hive in a raffle. Keeping bees is strangely addictive and before I knew it, I was pursuing a career as a honeybee scientist. Bees have taken me all over the world: Germany, Ireland, Wales, France and New Zealand, where beekeepers hosted me in their homes for a month. Some day they’ll take me to China, Australia and Thailand. Continue reading Choose Your Own Career Adventures with Kirsten Traynor
Having the freedom to work whenever and wherever you want… is often also code for carrying your laptop everywhere just in case you need to send a sneaky email on the go or so you can complete actions on the move wherever there is WiFi! Sometimes along the way on days out or even on evenings and weekends. 🤓 Continue reading Don’t wait for perfection. Launch and learn!
Earlier this year in May, a very close friend asked me at the time: “Aren’t you supposed to be NOT working?” 😅 I was taking a chunk of time off duty from April onward to roam with no major work commitments for a while – we went on a 9-day cycle tour from London to Paris, took a one week live-aboard beginners competent crew sailing course in Greece, I went to Croatia with my Mum! (I’ll write a post about some of our sabbatical adventures soon!) Continue reading Going From A ‘Sort of Sabbatical’ back to Business As Usual
By Becky Wong While speaking to many of you who are keen to move into remote work this year, I’ve been hearing the same common beliefs over and over that are stopping so many of you from beginning to explore opportunities where you could work remotely or start freelancing. Here are the top 6 common beliefs that might be holding you back right now. We hope … Continue reading These Common Beliefs Might Be Holding You Back from Finding Remote Work
Every week we’ll be bringing you a new Career Adventures story! This week we speak to multi-hyphenate Zoe Sofair of Virtually Zoe. Read on here to hear about all of her Career Adventures. Thank you, Zoe, for sharing your stories with us about your portfolio career and many side hustles. 🙂 Tell us about yourself. Hi, I’m Zoe! I am and have always been a … Continue reading Career Adventures with: Zoe Sofair
You could say that you are on a “career adventure” instead of a career path. Welcome to Project Anywhere’s ‘Career Adventures’! A new interview series charting the joys & challenges, and many different directions our career adventures can take us. Anything from career changes, working remotely, freelancing, contracting, self-employment, starting your own business, working on your own projects alongside your day job, having a side … Continue reading Choose Your Own #CareerAdventures with: Becky Wong
By Becky Wong Where should you begin? When most people think of working remotely, a few roles spring to mind: writing, editing, marketing, social media, web-development, coding. It is true that there are plenty of work-from-anywhere opportunities in those areas, they are definitely not the only opportunities that lead to remote work or freelancing. Most digital nomads I’ve met are working remotely as marketers, social … Continue reading So you want to work remotely? Start here!
You could say that you are on a “career adventure” instead of a career path. Welcome to “Career Adventures”! A “career adventure” interview series coming soon to the Project Anywhere blog where we’ll be charting the joys & challenges, and many different directions our career adventures can take us. Continue reading ‘Career Adventures’ Interview Series
By Becky Wong Setting off from London and learning as we go Around two years ago in May 2017, myself and my partner got rid of the bulk of our belongings and packed up the little that remained into storage. We had quit our full-time London jobs and let our landlord know that we wouldn’t be extending the lease on our one-bedroom flat. With one … Continue reading Lessons learned being location independent, working remotely for two years and counting!