Women traveling alone is becoming more common. Yet there are still many women out there who hesitate to travel alone. They put their dreams on hold waiting for a friend or partner to come along and many times, it never happens.
Running your own business as a digital nomad doesn’t just happen overnight. It takes years of practice, testing, soul-searching and effort. Not to mention, years of failure. I started my entrepreneurial journey from the age of 16. I worked in telesales – probably the toughest work I have ever done. Why? Because people hate it when you call them up out of the blue, but with that experience, I learnt resilience. A skill that is essential as an entrepreneur.
According to research, working culture across the globe will be a lot more flexible and location independent by 2025. It is great that people are moving in this direction because they feel bored, exhausted and fed up with a system that doesn’t serve them or put them in the right role. People are desperate for a sense purpose and want to feel understood by their community
“Life is an adventure where the goal is knowing the truth, yourself, and your connection with the world”
Life was unfulfilling in Corporate London. It made me feel sad to see that people become so consumed with a system that takes away from the 9-5. It feels strange to me that life in the system means working long hours, spending more time with acquaintances, and being unhappy.
Building up a remote business is tricky. It takes time, energy and a lot of creativity. So you’ve got your website, logo and concept sorted… but what then? Marketing, which can be quite intimidating. It’s sometimes difficult to put yourself out there in an authentic and concise way. Why? Because sometimes brand identity isn’t clear and your message is scattered. Here are a few ideas to help you get you push forward and do great things.
Having worked in corporate London, I understand the burden of the 9-5. I am only 27 with an array of different professional experiences and I knew after a couple of months that corporate London was not for me. And I can’t say I’m surprised in hindsight because mental health and ill health in the workplace is rapidly increasing by the second. It seems like we are in the era of craving something a little freer. Why? Because life is more than just going to work, having kids and watching TV.