1) We value independence.

Inde­pen­dence means play­ing an active role in choos­ing who to work with – as well as when, where, and how. It’s not let­ting a job dic­tate where you live, as well as being able to choose how to spend one’s time and achieve one’s goals. We val­ue the abil­i­ty to choose your own style of work, not to be trapped inside a sys­tem you don’t work well with­in, just because some­one else said it was ‘good’ for you. We believe you shouldn’t be forced to com­pro­mise your hap­pi­ness and val­ues in order to keep a job.

2) We value freedom.

Free­dom from society’s norms on what a career should look like. Free­dom from the stereo­types, both of the tra­di­tion­al con­ser­v­a­tive side of soci­ety and the stereo­types that came with the new “dig­i­tal nomads” move­ment. We believe every­one should be free to choose their own path, in their work- and lifestyle. They could either trav­el around the world while work­ing or work from home in the coun­try of their choos­ing.  

3) We believe you shouldn’t have to choose between stability and independence.

Much of the advice out there for dig­i­tal nomads and loca­­tion-inde­pen­­dent peo­ple focus­es on the ben­e­fits of cheap and min­i­mal­ist liv­ing. What we want to show you is that you don’t have to sleep in hos­tels and move to cheap towns to be inde­pen­dent (though min­i­mal­ism is a per­fect­ly valid path in its own right!). You can have a sta­ble, hap­py life, sup­port a fam­i­ly, while shap­ing your work­style and design­ing your own way of life.

4) We are shaping the future of work.

The future of work is remote and hav­ing more cre­ative own­er­ship in your work. Tech­nol­o­gy gives us the chance to com­mu­ni­cate with peo­ple all over the world and we should take advan­tage of this by enabling peo­ple to dis­cov­er the lim­it­less pos­si­bil­i­ties avail­able to shape their work­style around their val­ues and skills.

5) We believe the future of work prioritizes fulfillment over money.

Human­i­ty is final­ly mov­ing away from the notion that life’s pur­pose is to accu­mu­late as many things and mon­ey as pos­si­ble, more often valu­ing hap­pi­ness and ful­fill­ment over income poten­tial when choos­ing a pro­fes­sion. We believe this is the key to a hap­pi­er and more ful­filled soci­ety over­all. We want to include com­pa­nies in this rev­o­lu­tion and help them attract the most tal­ent­ed peo­ple. While we believe ful­fill­ment should be the num­ber one pri­or­i­ty when choos­ing a job, mak­ing sure you have enough income to suit your cho­sen lifestyle should also fac­tor in. 

6) We believe self-development is the key to discovering independence.

Self-ana­ly­­sis and self-reflec­­tion are often ignored in tra­di­tion­al edu­ca­tion. We want to bridge that gap and help peo­ple with the tools they need to fig­ure out their skills, tal­ents and pref­er­ences. We want to help them explore a new way of think­ing about work, not as a giv­en, but as some­thing you can cre­ate based on your own skills, per­son­al­i­ty and needs. Not only self-reflec­­tion, but also an analy­sis of how the skills you have can ful­fill the needs of some­one else, who is will­ing to pay you for your services.

7) We believe you can (and should) design your work around your life, not the other way around.

With the tech­nol­o­gy and oppor­tu­ni­ties that are now avail­able, it is pos­si­ble to reach a point where you can shape your work, your goals and your ful­fill­ment around what works for you, rather than let­ting your life be dic­tat­ed by your work, your boss or the soci­ety around you. We want to cre­ate extra­or­di­nary lifestyles based on your skills: shape your dream real­i­ty by shap­ing the way you work. You have the choice!

Let us know what you think! Do you want to con­tribute to this mis­sion? Join us on this jour­ney, you can start by tak­ing this test to fig­ure out your ide­al work­style!

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