A day in the life of a digital nomad

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  • A day in the life of a digital nomad

    1. 1. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ADIGITAL NOMAD by Connie Crosby Crosby Group Consulting @conniecrosby for Toronto Public Library November 30, 2010
    2. 2. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ADIGITAL NOMAD by Connie Crosby Crosby Group Consulting @conniecrosby for Toronto Public Library November 30, 2010
    3. 3. Photo: Wayne MacPhail http://www.flickr.com/photos/wmacphail/3300368742/ MY LIFEAS A DIGITAL NOMAD
    4. 4. “Digital nomads don’t need an office. They have many offices. In fact, anywhere is an office as long as there is connectivity....photo: Eva Bluehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/evablue/4982314424/
    5. 5. “... They work from Starbucks, the local library, in front of their televisions, in hotel lobbies, in the backseats of cabs, and even in some parks.” - Mitch Joel, Six Pixels of Separation, 2009photo: Eva Bluehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/evablue/4982314424/
    6. 6. BEFORE: LAW FIRM LIBRARY MANAGER18 YEARS OF BAY STREET LAW FIRM WORK!
    7. 7. I WAS TIED TO A CRAZY DESK!
    8. 8. AND A DESKTOP COMPUTER PC & Microsoft!
    9. 9. NOW: I’M AN INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
    10. 10. WHERE I WORK
    11. 11. IN MY HOME OFFICE
    12. 12. IN MY KITCHEN
    13. 13. IN COFFEE SHOPS (YES, ESPECIALLY STARBUCKS)
    14. 14. IN TORONTOREFERENCE LIBRARY IF I CAN FIND A SEAT!
    15. 15. IN CO-WORKING SPACESE.G. CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION & CAMERADERIE
    16. 16. IN HOTEL ROOMS
    17. 17. ...BUT MOSTLY ONLINE
    18. 18. WHO I WORK WITH
    19. 19. WHO I WORK WITHclients (of course!)other consultantsfreelancers I hirevirtual assistant
    20. 20. VIRTUAL ASSISTANT (VR)
    21. 21. MY GEAR
    22. 22. MACBOOK PROI DREAM OF AN IMAC & MACBOOK AIR
    23. 23. FREETALK EVERYMAN HEADPHONES
    24. 24. IPADINCASE CASE AND APPLE BLUETOOTH KEYBOARD
    25. 25. IPHONE 4EMAIL, CALENDAR, CAMERA,VIDEO, TELEPHONE, SMS
    26. 26. HP OFFICEJET ALL-IN-ONE WIFI PRINTER, SCANNER, PHOTOCOPIER
    27. 27. GMAIL
    28. 28. GOOGLE DOCS
    29. 29. GOOGLE FORMS
    30. 30. GOOGLE FORMS
    31. 31. GOOGLE CALENDAR
    32. 32. GTALK
    33. 33. GTALK
    34. 34. SKYPE - VIDEO
    35. 35. SKYPE - CHAT
    36. 36. SKYPE - VOICE
    37. 37. SKYPE - CONFERENCE CALLS
    38. 38. DOODLE
    39. 39. BASECAMP
    40. 40. MOCKFLOW
    41. 41. MINDMEISTER
    42. 42. WORDPRESS
    43. 43. BLOGGER
    44. 44. TWITTER
    45. 45. TWITTERwater coolernetworkingfast answersnewscurrent awarenessconnecting with friends, clients, business contacts
    46. 46. WIKIS
    47. 47. KEYNOTE
    48. 48. SLIDESHARE
    49. 49. PREZI
    50. 50. DROP BOX
    51. 51. DROP BOX
    52. 52. DELICIOUS
    53. 53. LINKED IN
    54. 54. FACEBOOK
    55. 55. MEETUP.COM
    56. 56. EVENTBRITE
    57. 57. USTREAM.COM
    58. 58. YOUTUBE
    59. 59. VIMEO
    60. 60. PAGES(MACBOOK & IPAD)
    61. 61. TRIPIT
    62. 62. GOOGLE MAPS(& IPHONE GPS)
    63. 63. FOURSQUARE
    64. 64. KOBO(IPAD & IPHONE)
    65. 65. SOME PREDICTIONS
    66. 66. 1. NUMBER OF DIGITALNOMADS WILL INCREASE
    67. 67. 2. NETWORKING &COWORKING WILL INCREASE
    68. 68. 3. RISING INTEREST IN ENTERPRISE 2.0
    69. 69. 4. VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO
    70. 70. 5. VIRTUAL WORLDS WILL MAKE A COMEBACK
    71. 71. WHAT ARE YOU DOING TOHELP THE DIGITAL NOMAD?
    72. 72. THANK YOU! Connie Crosby Crosby Group Consulting connie@crosbygroup.ca 416-919-6719 @conniecrosby http://crosbygroup.ca http://conniecrosby.blogspot.com http://slaw.ca

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