Do you have the right personality to be a Digital Nomad? thumbnail

Do you have the right personality to be a Digital Nomad?

Ever thought about chucking in the 9-5, the grinding commute, the deadly office politics, and going to open a bar on a beach in Mexico? You’re not alone. But whilst in times past the majority of us would just dream about it, in this world of easy travel, reliable and consistent wifi, and knowledge work, it’s…

7 Great pieces of advice from Global Nomads on living and working in a foreign country thumbnail

7 Great pieces of advice from Global Nomads on living and working in a foreign country

One of the things I love as a British expat (or Digital Nomad, as you like) living in Thailand, and working across SE Asia, is experiencing a variety of different cultures and norms.  The psychologist in me can’t help peeking out curiously while I’m running a training course and noting differences and similarities, or the variety…

Weighing it up – the pros and cons of living and working abroad thumbnail

Weighing it up – the pros and cons of living and working abroad

For the last two years I’ve been a digital nomad, a British ex-pat living and working abroad in SE Asia. In the past, I also lived and worked for a couple of years in Ireland.  This immersion in other cultures opened me up to a different world of experiences, allowing me to see another side of…

8 tender tips to love the job you have thumbnail

8 tender tips to love the job you have

Fallen out of love? Wondering if it’s time for a change? No, I’m not talking about romantic relationships, but your relationship with your job or organisation. At one time, one of the most enduring relationships in people’s lives used to be with the company they worked for. Nowadays, that’s not the way we work. A recent…

5 questions to ask your boss now thumbnail

5 questions to ask your boss now

Ever been through a performance review? That excruciating, annual, one-way affair where the manager ticks boxes and drives the conversation, and the only question you ask is  ‘What’s my pay rise?’ Of course, for some of us, even this question can seem too pushy – we don’t even try that. I definitely think we need to…