As a remote worker and technology professional, some apps are essential to keep me organised and to stay focused. Following are my top 10 apps for working remotely that can help you with your location independent lifestyle. Slack Slack is by far the best messenger app on the market. It is easy to use and has so many different integrations…

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There was a time when I felt that being able to multitask was a skill that everyone must have to be successful. That was back in the day when I was an Executive Assistant and being able to multitask was a must as I was constantly interrupted and had to switch tasks depending on someone else’s priorities which changed often.…

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Sick of working a 9 to 5 job and commuting to an office that you can’t stand working in? Want to become a location independent worker or digital nomad so that you can work on the projects that you want to and experience the world? Well, with a little bit of planning you can do just that. Following are my…

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With improved technology, the workforce has become more mobile and telecommuting has increased by more than 100%. Not only does telecommuting provide benefits to companies and workers with an improved work life balance, but telecommuters are more likely to be engaged at work. This lends itself to higher profitability, engagement and an increase in productivity. However, sometimes disconnections can occur.…

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When working remotely with Lola in tow, I like to stick to a daily routine so that we get to spend plenty of quality time together, but I am also able to get my work done. Following is a breakdown of my working day as a digital nomad: 6 am – wake up and read all emails that have come…

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  Thinking of becoming a digital nomad? Below are 5 things you need to consider to make it work as a digital nomad. 1. Create a productive work space I am one of those people who has to have a clean workspace free of clutter to get work done. This is the same for when I am working from home,…

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I recently spent two nights at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne. Several times a year I like to attend tech conferences to keep up to date with technology and learn about what my peers and other organisations are doing in regards to knowledge management and collaboration. I’ve spent the last two days in Melbourne at the Crown Promenade attending the…

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This route is a great option for Australians traveling to the United States as you can avoid going through Los Angeles, which in my experience has one of the worst customs and arrivals process due to the chaos and disorganization in the world. The airport is such a schmozzle with nothing sign posted and I always end up being yelled…

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After years of dreaming of becoming digital nomads, I have been given the go ahead to work wherever I want outside Australia as long as I am not out of the country for more than 180 days for tax and payroll reasons. This is a dream come true and I now find myself wondering where we are going to go…

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As someone who travels frequently for business, I like to have the best tools to work remotely without having to carry a ton of equipment. I used to carry around a laptop, iPad, iPhone, Kindle and all the chargers associated with these tools. After discovering the iPad Pro, I have found that this is the only tool that I need.…

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After years of traveling for work, I have perfected the carry-on for all my electronic devices to ensure that I can work, read, and be¬†entertained with everything that I have in my handbag. I have found an over the shoulder tote bag works best as I carry it on my shoulder and it can be slung over my carry on…

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