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  • how to get your boss to let you work remotely

How To Convince Your Boss To Let You Work Remotely

How to convince your boss to let you work remotely, written in collaboration with @annieergo There was a time when full-time employment was synonymous with commutes, cubicles, and industrial coffee makers. Thanks to technology, more Americans are skipping the gas-guzzling commute to work remotely. In 1995, only 9% of U.S. workers telecommuted (Gallup). In 2015 [...]

  • Sydney travel blog Australia

Sydney Travel Blog:

goKonrad's Sydney travel blog Sydney is a city properly designed for people. Numerous parks with free grills, new construction with corresponding art projects, and breath-taking walks along the sea perfectly compliment the laid back, friendly, and sophisticated nature of the Aussie people.   I hope you enjoyed my Sydney travel blog, check out more [...]

  • Digital Nomad

The Day I Became A Digital Nomad

The day I became a digital nomad It started as a typical workday - my phone was ringing off the hook and my inbox was piling up as I juggled the workload of three different projects. “Konrad, I just emailed you the file. Can you take a look and let me know what you think?” [...]

  • How to become a digital nomad

Book launch! How to Become a Digital Nomad

How to become a digital nomad We published a book! The digital nomad lifestyle and remote work culture is built into the DNA of TripScout. Our team members live across the globe — from Washington, DC and New York City to Cairo, Sydney, and Saigon — and while everyone’s situation is different, we make our [...]

Brunei Travel Blog: Strict, Rich, and Boring… but incredibly friendly!

goKonrad's Brunei travel blog Brunei is perhaps the only country in the world that has Sharia Law and extreme restrictions on free speech, yet also offers coed yoga in the park. This rich, tiny country is objectively a pretty boring place for travelers. However, it's beautiful, the food is diverse and delicious, and the people [...]

Project: Fight Child Slavery in Haiti

Please join TripScout and me to help provide tech-enabled education tools to kids trapped in or recently freed from slavery in Haiti. With your help, we will equip their classroom with 35 Google Nexus 7 tablets. Here is a horrific fact: there are more slaves now than any time in history. In Haiti, just a few hours from the United [...]

goKonrad Weekly Digest – 3/31/17

Weekly Digest: March 31, 2017 Weekly Digest Zdravo (hello in Serbian)! Here is your weekly dose of my best tips for how to travel the world while you grow your career and make a difference. Travel the world I’ve been testing all the travel bots on Facebook Messenger and here are the useful ones I [...]

goKonrad Weekly Digest – 3/17/17

Weekly Digest: March 17, 2017 Weekly Digest Yasou (hello in Greek)! Here is your weekly dose of my best tips for how to travel the world while you grow your career and make a difference. Travel the world Are you feeling nostalgic about a trip or want to let your palate guide your next destination? Check [...]

goKonrad Weekly Digest – 3/10/17

Weekly Digest: March 10, 2017 Weekly Digest Anyoung haseyo (hello in Korean)! Here is your weekly dose of my best tips for how to travel the world while you grow your career and make a difference. Travel the world Papua New Guinea has fascinated me for a long time. My TripScout co-founder and I finally made [...]

Understanding Others

How To Make A Difference: Understanding Others This quote by Seth Godin is a valuable reminder to keep top of mind when talking with people you disagree with: “The other person is always right. Always right about feelings. About the day he just experienced. About the fears (appropriate and ill-founded) in his life. About the narrative going on, [...]