Staying Productive on the Move

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February 23, 2015
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Staying Productive on the Move

Tips & tricks about how to stay productive as a programmer while traveling, gleaned from my one year experience as a digital nomad.

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Ben Hughes

February 23, 2015
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  1. S TAY I N G P R O D U

    C T I V E 
 
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  4. P R O G R A M M E R

    S A R E U N I Q U E LY P O S I T I O N E D T O W O R K F R O M A N Y W H E R E
  5. T R AV E L C A N I N

    D U C E P R O D U C T I V I T Y
  6. W O R K & T R AV E L

    N E E D N O T B E D I S C R E T E S T R I K I N G T H E R I G H T B A L A N C E
  7. T H E H O LY G R A I

    L : ! A S Y N C H R O N O U S W O R K
  8. O P T I M I Z E W O

    R K F O R L A R G E T I M E B L O C K S
  9. W O R K P L A C E S

  10. T H E C O F F E E S

    H O P
  11. D I S C O V E RY: F O

    U R S Q U A R E
  12. C O W O R K I N G

  13. T H E H O T E L

  14. T H E B A R

  15. W O R K I N G O F F

    L I N E
  16. R A I L S & F R I E

    N D S A R E A L R E A D Y E F F E C T I V E F O R O F F L I N E W O R K !
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  19. O N T H E R O A D

  20. T E T H E R I N G F

    R O M A N Y W H E R E
  21. C A R P O W E R I N

    V E R T E R
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  23. AT T H E A I R P O RT

  24. C O N S I D E R PAY I

    N G F O R A L O U N G E
  25. F I N D A N E M P T

    Y G AT E
  26. O N T H E P L A N E

  27. S E AT M A P C H E S

    S
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  29. • Pay for the WiFi. It’s worth it. • Board

    last - don’t require an overhead bin! • Decline Meal Service • Wear a hoodie: avoid subconscious distractions
  30. C O N N E C T I V I

    T Y A B R O A D
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  32. W H AT A B O U T M Y

    9 - 5 ? • Programmers have a strong position in the labor market: negotiate! • Consider - and don’t feel guilty about - “unpaid” vacation • Splitting full days up - Half Work Days. Optimizes destinations per vacation day.
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  34. G O T R AV E L ! A N

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