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There's Engineer Without Borders, Doctors Without Borders, Educators Without Borders and a hundred more permutations of the same sense.
My business has always been global, hence the logo: GLOBAL OUTLOOK, LOCAL IMPACT.
If some people are irked with this ambition, I think they have a small thinking.
Small thinking is usually scared thinking.
They project their own insecurities on you. So because they can't fathom the idea, you shouldn't do/attempt it.
Life is short.
There is really no joy in hiding your true potential, waiting for blessings or approval for others to proceed to exalt you on your rightful place.
Get the drift.
Nobody cares and everyone is busy minding their own problem.
Pursue your own global ambition with the feet planted on the ground.
I have coached 25 leaders from around the world while I live in a rural area with just an Internet connection and a lot of heart to give. I worked in 15 countries and trained thousands of people as early as 2000s.
Of course I have what it takes, but that's not point.
With technology and focus, it's not difficult but it's not easy either.
Go follow your dreams.
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With the world on Gaza these days, there's a call for ceasefire but not a call for peace.
Peace is surely underrated, underexplored, underinvested, and under-committed in this specific conflict. Revenge in this situation is overemphasized, as in the use of military might.
Aside from Israeli and Palestinian deaths, Hamas as a terrorist organization is not vilified as much as the Israel-Arab animosities more aroused than ever. Pitch forks on both sides including the mainstream media showing its partiality on the issue.
Peace whether in the form of multilateral diplomacy, Qatari-based leadership, or an Arab League-UN combination should be explored to the maximum. Israel should be restrained from exacting more harm on civilian population in pursuit of Hamas' leaders and Hamas must be pressured by its allies and friends to release the hostages. A ceasefire doesn't mean that Hamas had won or giving Hamas a congratulations. They can always continue to fight to get their aims but the Palestinians have been bombed enough.
If the lessons of the Oslo Peace Accords can come alive again, they need people from the Israeli side who can broker long-term peace and not just the sure military victory from a terrorist organization. The Palestinians need better leadership too. The Palestinians deserve a better deal post-Hamas and that they should govern better than what their leaders did a decade ago.
Let's not let history repeat itself.
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My friend and publisher is a certified Global Nomad. He's travelling now for two years all over Europe and apparently now in Mongolia with his partner while working on his businesses. He writes for Medium and will get his book published soon on the same topic.
He's not rootless as what it seems like. Global nomadism is not place-centric but lifestyle and values-aligned life design. Designing this kind of life requires an intentional and deep way of honoring your truest desires and bringing them to life in a way that supports yourself and your needs, the environment, for long term.
Who is this for? For those who are not adhering into 'living and dying in one place' where there are choices that lie open wide and are taking it. Cyber work propels and invigorates this culture shift. Globalization in ICT power charges it. Culture shift in this area is taking place. The exodus has just begun. More and more people are moving not just for greener pastures but to elect a different life.
For sure this is not for everyone. But some people are not troubled by lack of security, lack of social ties in one place, or lack of family supports and other familial things when they're life is in flux. Some people flourish in that kind of mobility and dislocation. They take the road as their offices and cubicles and learn the ways of the people they meet and share coffee with on a train, bus, tuk-tuk, or tourist tram.
My friend is living the life that he desires and not flinching about it. We can be nomads in your town as well. We can exist in one area but totally isolated from the rest of its current realities. This is not about travelling and moving but deciding to not participate with life in all of its dynamism.
Nomadism is a choice, by far a choice that creates its own limits as well as possibilities. If you elect to be so, where would you go and what would you like to learn in the process.