France Baril joins us for this episode of the #InVinoFab podcast where she shares a bit about how she became a digital nomad and what her first year as an entrepreneur was like.
“If you have a computer in the house, put it somewhere where every kid can play with it.” ~France Baril
- Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code (BASIC) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BASIC
- What is documentation architecture and what does a documentation architect do? http://www.ditawriter.com/what-is-documentation-architecture-and-what-does-a-documentation-architect-do/
- TC World Conference 2018 http://www.tcworld.info/
- How To Become a Digital Nomad and Travel the World https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertadams/2017/01/20/how-to-become-a-digital-nomad-and-travel-the-world/#21e666391ae4
- Digital Nomad Reddit thread https://www.reddit.com/r/digitalnomad/
- Nomad list https://nomadlist.com/
- The Digital Nomad’s Guide to Working from Anywhere on Earth https://www.fastcompany.com/3068312/the-digital-nomads-guide-to-working-from-anywhere-on-e
- Thinking about a digital nomadic life? Here are a few suggestions: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/307252
- Research Potential Locations: where do YOU want to go? Is it for warmer weather? Do you want to explore another country or part of the world?
- Know the Work Laws: This will be of your home country AND the new country you plan to travel and work in. This might impact your passport, visa, residency, or requirements that you have to prepare before you go.
- Get Advice from a Professional: Find an accountant and/or a lawyer. Let the professionals manage your local and foreign tax laws so you understand where and how you will keep things legal as you travel for taxes, visa requirements, limitations for length of stay, etc.
- Learn About Residency Restrictions: This could be a restriction on the length of stay, if you can get an apartment, or if you or even a required work visa if you are working locally.
- Live Local, Be Local -- this might start online with research, but be sure to get OFFLINE to connect and make professional contacts and colleagues to support your work
- Culture of Work: Figure out of the work/life balance and lifestyle fits well with your professional life.
- Nourish Your Own Professional Learning: Attend conferences, meet up with colleagues, and network with the people you want to learn from who are sharing what is on the horizon for your discipline or industry.
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The #InVinoFab Podcast uncorks to share stories about women+, wine, and work through personal stories. In Vino Fabulum, means: In Wine, Story! Co-hosts @ProfPatrice & @LauraPasquini bring different voices and ideas to the pod to challenge, learn, and engage listeners for issues and ideas impacting women in their communities and at work. These narrative episodes are delightfully paired with interesting projects, workplace experiences, helpful learning anecdotes, and creative discoveries for how women live today. Listen to the podcast and join the conversation at @InVinoFab (Instagram & Twitter).