Episode 85: The History of Remote Work and Digital Nomad Trends With Kristin Wilson

History of Remote Work with Kristin Wilson

The remote work revolution is here. Being a digital nomad isn’t only about traveling — it’s about having the freedom to live and work on your own terms. In this episode, Kristin Wilson shares the history of remote work and digital nomad trends like digital nomad visas. She also shares tips on how to prosper as a remote worker traveling around the world.

Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad and expat who has been living and working across 60+ countries for nearly 20 years. She is also the founder of a remote relocation company, through which she has helped more than 1,000 people move to foreign countries. She is a top writer on Medium and Quora in topics such as business, travel, technology, and digital nomadism. Kristin believes that remote work or a flexible work model can work for anyone.

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In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • [4:00] The history of remote work and why the remote work movement is picking up steam in 2021
  • [7:00] The biggest roadblocks to working remotely
  • [11:50] Why corporations are anti-remote work
  • [17:00] Steps people are taking to become location independent
  • [26:00] What are digital nomad visas
  • [32:30] The non-tech skills needed to become a digital nomad
  • [38:00] How to set a defined routine and work schedule to get things done in your business
  • [44:40] Kristin’s favorite income streams including consulting and affiliate income
  • [49:00] How to create a budget where you can work and travel
  • [53:00] More about Kristin’s podcast Badass Digital Nomads

Resources Mentioned

Connect With Kristin Wilson

Website: https://www.badassdigitalnomads.com

YouTube: Traveling With Kristin

YouTube: Digital Nomad TV

Instagram: @travelingwithkristin

Twitter: @whereskristin

Digital Nomad Digest: https://medium.com/digital-nomad-digest

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