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What I learned about the Future of Work by spending three days with 300 remote workers and digital nomads

I just wrapped up the 2019 edition of the Nomad City conference in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

I had the honor of sharing the stage here with other digital nomads and remote work advocates, including representatives from companies like Microsoft and Automattic (the people behind WordPress.com).

After three days of workshops, keynotes, and a BarCamp-style “unconference”, I left filled with even more energy and excitement about this movement.

Now is the perfect time to become a remote worker or digital nomad

Let me tell you why…

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How to Meet People While You Travel and Avoid Becoming a Lonely Digital Nomad

Loneliness is a common complaint among digital nomads. It’s also the cause I’ve heard cited most frequently from former digital nomads who decided to pack up and head back home. And the fear of being lonely is one of the main reasons stopping aspiring digital nomads from taking the leap.

But being a digital nomad doesn’t have to be a lonely lifestyle.

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How to Stay Connected from Anywhere in the World

As digital nomads, most of us are highly dependent on having a reliable internet connection. Fortunately, that’s not too hard to find these days. I’ve managed to stay connected even in some of the most far flung corners of the world. But, as the old saying goes, what can go wrong will go wrong. So, wherever I am in the world, I just assume that at some point my internet connection is going to stop working right when I need it the most.