A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ADIGITAL NOMAD                    by Connie Crosby            Crosby Group Consulting                ...
Photo: Wayne MacPhail          http://www.flickr.com/photos/wmacphail/3300368742/  MY LIFEAS A DIGITAL NOMAD
“Digital nomads don’t need an office.                              They have many offices. In fact,                         ...
“... They work from                                Starbucks, the local library, in front of                              ...
BEFORE: LAW FIRM LIBRARY MANAGER18 YEARS OF BAY STREET LAW FIRM WORK!
I WAS TIED TO A  CRAZY DESK!
AND A DESKTOP COMPUTER      PC & Microsoft!
NOW: I’M AN INDEPENDENT      CONSULTANT
WHERE I WORK
IN MY HOME OFFICE
IN MY KITCHEN
IN COFFEE SHOPS (YES, ESPECIALLY STARBUCKS)
IN TORONTOREFERENCE LIBRARY   IF I CAN FIND A SEAT!
IN CO-WORKING SPACESE.G. CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION & CAMARADERIE
IN HOTEL ROOMS
...BUT MOSTLY ONLINE
WHO I WORK WITH
WHO I WORK WITHclients (of course!)other consultantsfreelancers I hirevirtual assistant
VIRTUAL ASSISTANT (VR)
MY GEAR
MACBOOK AIRAND A VERY VERY OLD MACBOOK PRO
FREETALK EVERYMAN   HEADPHONES
IPADINCASE CASE AND APPLE BLUETOOTH KEYBOARD
IPHONE 4EMAIL, CALENDAR, CAMERA,VIDEO, TELEPHONE, SMS
HP OFFICEJET ALL-IN-ONE  WIFI PRINTER, SCANNER, PHOTOCOPIER
GMAIL
GOOGLE DOCS
GOOGLE FORMS
GOOGLE FORMS
GOOGLE CALENDAR
GTALK
GTALK
SKYPE - VIDEO
SKYPE - CHAT
SKYPE - VOICE
SKYPE - CONFERENCE CALLS
DOODLE
BASECAMP
MOCKFLOW
MINDMEISTER
WORDPRESS
BLOGGER
TWITTER
TWITTERwater coolernetworkingfast answersnewscurrent awarenessconnecting with friends, clients, business contacts
WIKIS
KEYNOTE
SLIDESHARE
PREZI
DROP BOX
DROP BOX
DELICIOUS
LINKED IN
FACEBOOK
MEETUP.COM
EVENTBRITE
USTREAM.COM
YOUTUBE
VIMEO
PAGES(MACBOOK & IPAD)
TRIPIT
GOOGLE MAPS(& IPHONE GPS)
FOURSQUARE
KOBOIPAD & IPHONE APPS & EREADER)
SOME PREDICTIONS
1. NUMBER OF DIGITALNOMADS WILL INCREASE
2. NETWORKING &COWORKING WILL     INCREASE
3. RISING INTEREST IN    ENTERPRISE 2.0
4. VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO
5. VIRTUAL WORLDS WILL    MAKE A COMEBACK
WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO   REACH OUT TO THE DIGITAL NOMAD?
THANK YOU!    Connie Crosby    Crosby Group Consulting    connie@crosbygroup.ca    416-919-6719    @conniecrosby    http:/...
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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 February 10, 2011
  2. 2. Photo: Wayne MacPhail http://www.flickr.com/photos/wmacphail/3300368742/ MY LIFEAS A DIGITAL NOMAD
  3. 3. “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/
  4. 4. “... 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/
  5. 5. BEFORE: LAW FIRM LIBRARY MANAGER18 YEARS OF BAY STREET LAW FIRM WORK!
  6. 6. I WAS TIED TO A CRAZY DESK!
  7. 7. AND A DESKTOP COMPUTER PC & Microsoft!
  8. 8. NOW: I’M AN INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
  9. 9. WHERE I WORK
  10. 10. IN MY HOME OFFICE
  11. 11. IN MY KITCHEN
  12. 12. IN COFFEE SHOPS (YES, ESPECIALLY STARBUCKS)
  13. 13. IN TORONTOREFERENCE LIBRARY IF I CAN FIND A SEAT!
  14. 14. IN CO-WORKING SPACESE.G. CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION & CAMARADERIE
  15. 15. IN HOTEL ROOMS
  16. 16. ...BUT MOSTLY ONLINE
  17. 17. WHO I WORK WITH
  18. 18. WHO I WORK WITHclients (of course!)other consultantsfreelancers I hirevirtual assistant
  19. 19. VIRTUAL ASSISTANT (VR)
  20. 20. MY GEAR
  21. 21. MACBOOK AIRAND A VERY VERY OLD MACBOOK PRO
  22. 22. FREETALK EVERYMAN HEADPHONES
  23. 23. IPADINCASE CASE AND APPLE BLUETOOTH KEYBOARD
  24. 24. IPHONE 4EMAIL, CALENDAR, CAMERA,VIDEO, TELEPHONE, SMS
  25. 25. HP OFFICEJET ALL-IN-ONE WIFI PRINTER, SCANNER, PHOTOCOPIER
  26. 26. GMAIL
  27. 27. GOOGLE DOCS
  28. 28. GOOGLE FORMS
  29. 29. GOOGLE FORMS
  30. 30. GOOGLE CALENDAR
  31. 31. GTALK
  32. 32. GTALK
  33. 33. SKYPE - VIDEO
  34. 34. SKYPE - CHAT
  35. 35. SKYPE - VOICE
  36. 36. SKYPE - CONFERENCE CALLS
  37. 37. DOODLE
  38. 38. BASECAMP
  39. 39. MOCKFLOW
  40. 40. MINDMEISTER
  41. 41. WORDPRESS
  42. 42. BLOGGER
  43. 43. TWITTER
  44. 44. TWITTERwater coolernetworkingfast answersnewscurrent awarenessconnecting with friends, clients, business contacts
  45. 45. WIKIS
  46. 46. KEYNOTE
  47. 47. SLIDESHARE
  48. 48. PREZI
  49. 49. DROP BOX
  50. 50. DROP BOX
  51. 51. DELICIOUS
  52. 52. LINKED IN
  53. 53. FACEBOOK
  54. 54. MEETUP.COM
  55. 55. EVENTBRITE
  56. 56. USTREAM.COM
  57. 57. YOUTUBE
  58. 58. VIMEO
  59. 59. PAGES(MACBOOK & IPAD)
  60. 60. TRIPIT
  61. 61. GOOGLE MAPS(& IPHONE GPS)
  62. 62. FOURSQUARE
  63. 63. KOBOIPAD & IPHONE APPS & EREADER)
  64. 64. SOME PREDICTIONS
  65. 65. 1. NUMBER OF DIGITALNOMADS WILL INCREASE
  66. 66. 2. NETWORKING &COWORKING WILL INCREASE
  67. 67. 3. RISING INTEREST IN ENTERPRISE 2.0
  68. 68. 4. VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO
  69. 69. 5. VIRTUAL WORLDS WILL MAKE A COMEBACK
  70. 70. WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO REACH OUT TO THE DIGITAL NOMAD?
  71. 71. 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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