And for those that represent this growing a trend, it’s a reality. Advances in technology mean a nomadic lifestyle can now accompany a thriving business and career with professionals empowered to break free from the stuffy workplaces, seize fresh business opportunities and tackle professional challenges as they travel.
A recent international survey has identified a surge in the Digital Nomad lifestyle: 74% of those surveyed have recently made a change to be less tied to a physical workplace, and almost half (45%) became bona fide ‘nomads’ in the past year.
More than 9 in 10 professionals surveyed agreed that “technology is making it easier to work wherever you want,” and 82% agreed that “the internet is freeing us to live life how we want (versus where we need to be for work).”
The survey from oDesk, a leading marketplace for online work, also found:
Do you dream of being a ‘Digital Nomad’? Could you pack up your life with your laptop and work on the road for good? Let us know what you think in the comments.
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