Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #115
Managing friends at work, digital nomading with kids, envy, capacity, and the best travel destination for 2024.
This week, we learn about managing friends at work, digital nomading with kids, envy, capacity, and the best travel destination for 2024.
Let's get going!
Managing Friends at Work
When you take charge, people's perception of you changes. They no longer see you as a friend. At best, they view you as their manager. At worst, they see you as their boss.
You can take three steps to prevent costly outcomes from this new situation. These steps will also help you maintain the strong relationship you've built over the past few years.
Check out my essay on managing friends at work.
How to Be a ‘Digital Nomad’ When You Have Kids
Living as a digital nomad family can be complex and varies based on your plan. You need to research well before starting this journey. Create a careful plan to make sure this lifestyle fits your family. Consider things like remote work limits, visa needs, healthcare, health insurance, and money matters (like taxes and travel costs) before you decide to travel with your family. Being spontaneous and adaptable may sound fun in a digital nomad life. But when it involves your kids, you must plan well.
This is a great article on being a digital nomad when you have kids.
Wanting What Someone Else Has
Desiring what others have is as old as humanity. But, we might need to rethink this view. If we focus on our personal growth, not what we own, we change our lives and inspire others. Ultimately, our legacy won't come from how much we own or what car we drive. It will come from how deeply we empathize and how honest we are.
Don't miss this article.
Manage Your Capacity, Not Your Time
Time is time; you cannot really manage it. What you can manage is your ability to make the most out of it.
24 Best Places to Go in 2024
The last parts of Asia finally opened their borders earlier this year. This marked the end of the pandemic's hold on our travel dreams. Now, we travelers have more freedom. We can plan for far-off adventures and reconsider our delayed travel plans. We can often return to the places we love and miss. The world is still unpredictable and complex.
But remembering that travel is a great luxury makes us think: How should we use our special chance to travel around the world in 2024?
We wonder: where will we go first?