500 Days of Summer

C3312856d17db180d7a470f44a065376?s=47 Sonja Leix
August 21, 2016

500 Days of Summer

This is a presentation on how my journey as a Digital Nomad has made me a better Designer and Professional.

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Sonja Leix

August 21, 2016
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  1. SONJA LEIX DAYS OF SUMMER 500

  2. [ 500 ] SOURCE: NOMADBASE.IO

  3. WORK = 1 LOCATION LIFE HAPPENS OUTSIDE OF WORK TRAVELING

    = VACATION WHAT I USED TO THINK WAS TRUE
  4. WORK = OFFICE WORK = 1 LOCATION BEFORE I STARTED

    MY JOURNEY FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE 9-5
  5. WHEN I DECIDED TO BECOME A NOMAD

  6. FOLLOW THE SUN WORK = 1 LOCATION 3 GOALS: CONNECT

    TO PEOPLE
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  8. WHEN THINGS TURNED…

  9. INTERNET INTERNET

  10. WAS THIS THE END OF MY JOURNEY?

  11. How traveling made me a better Designer and Professional.

  12. FOCUS 1

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  14. THAT’S ME WORKING

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  16. FOCUS

  17. FOCUS OF THE DAY

  18. MANAGING PROJECTS

  19. ACCOUNTING AND INVOICING

  20. TRACKING TIME

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  23. “Being focused helps me be 
 more productive.”

  24. EMBRACE UNCERTAINTY 2

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  26. “By traveling I remove the known, 
 the comfortable, the

    predictable.”
  27. LEAVE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

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  29. DO YOU TAKE RISKS?

  30. WHAT’S NEXT FOR YOU?

  31. “By embracing uncertainty 
 and by taking risks, we can

    create 
 new opportunities and grow.”
  32. MENTAL FLEXIBILITY 3

  33. “We are the sum total of 
 our experiences.” B.J.

    Neblett
  34. “We make decisions quickly 
 that define the journey and

    the outcome.”
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  36. Keep an open and flexible mind.

  37. SPECIFY GOAL ANALYZE TARGET AUDIENCE DEFINE SUCCESSS QUESTIONS TO ANSWER

    FOR EVERY PROJECT
  38. START LOW-FIDELITY

  39. START LOW-FIDELITY

  40. ON CHANGING COURSE

  41. 500+ DAYS. 33 FLIGHTS. 10 COUNTRIES. 30 CITIES… SOURCE: NOMADBASE.IO

  42. TAKE AWAYS Being focused made me a better PROFESSINOAL. Embracing

    uncertainty made me a better RISK TAKER. Being mentally flexible made me a better 
 DECISION MAKER.
  43. LOOKING BACK

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  45. WHAT’S NEXT?

  46. WHAT DOES YOUR JOURNEY LOOK LIKE?

  47. “Focus on what’s important, 
 embrace uncertainty, 
 and practice

    mental flexibility. ”
  48. SONJA LEIX DIGITAL STRATEGIST + NOMAD @SONJALEIX