Everyone struggles with unplugging from work from time to time, especially when it gets really busy. As a remote worker, however, your work is often your life: not only in the sense that you often work where you live, but also because the lines between your work and your personal life can easily become blurred. Continue reading How to Unplug From Work as a Freelancer!
My name is Ryan Connolly. I’m a 32 year old Scotsman currently running an adventure tour company in Iceland called Hidden Iceland. We are currently number 1 in Iceland for Private tours and multi-day activities on TripAdvisor and run multiple sold out tours every day of the year. This is after only 2 years of operations and bootstrapping our way through the first year. Continue reading 6 Tips For Marketing Your Business Without a Budget
In 2018, Jess Williamson took a sabbatical from her 7 years building fin-tech accelerators in London, New York, Tel Aviv, and Cape Town. After 11 months on sabbatical from the startup & innovation world, Jess took some time towards the end of that year to reflect on the goals she had set and the lessons she had learned along the way. Continue reading Top 3 Lessons Learned while Taking a Sabbatical and What’s Next?
I’ve worked as a child care assistant, a teacher assistant, and a cashier, just to name a few of the part-time jobs I’ve held. Although my jobs may have been in different industries and had required different skill sets from me, they’ve taught me the same five lessons every single time. Continue reading 5 Lessons My Part-Time Jobs Have Taught Me
None of our adventures are straightforward, it can be pretty messy for all of us although it never seems that way from the outside to everyone else! I’ve had a number of responses from female friends about their own adventures which surprised me, with many women telling me that they feel their story is too ‘messy’, too ‘boring’ or ‘not worthwhile’ sharing to the world – all are descriptions that I have found to be incredibly untrue for every single one of them! Continue reading Tell me all about your #careeradventures!
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 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!