A curated selection of articles on how life and work are changing, with the occasional offbeat piece

6 Feb, 2019


NODESK Newsletter


A curated selection of articles on how life and work are changing, with the occasional offbeat piece.


Topics: Digital Nomads, Future of Work, Gig Economy, Remote Work, Universal Basic Income and much more.


Top Picks

# How To Be Successful

Here are 13 thoughts about how to achieve such outlier success. Everything here is easier to do once you’ve already reached a baseline degree of success (through privilege or effort) and want to put in the work to turn that into outlier success. But much of it applies to anyone.

# How To Be Happy In The Location You Are In

People who have been doing this long term and traveling solo, how do you learn to enjoy the moment, and not just tell yourself ‘the next place will be better?’ and just obsess over going to the next destination instead of enjoying where you currently are?

# How Companies Secretly Boost Their Glassdoor Ratings

Employers flood the ranking site with 5-star postings requested from enthusiastic staffers, leading to unusual spikes, a WSJ investigation found.

# I interviewed at six top companies in Silicon Valley in six days, and stumbled into six job offers

In the six days from August 13th to August 20th, 2018, I interviewed at LinkedIn, Yelp, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google and got all six job offers.

# In Search of Lost Screen Time

Imagine what we could do with our money, and hours, if we set our phones aside for a year.


Featured Remote Jobs

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# Digital Marketing Specialist

Wunderdogs is hiring a remote Digital Marketing Specialist. Wunderdogs is a young creative agency based in San Francisco, California with a growing (10+) distributed team across U.S. and Europe.

# Full Stack Web Developer

SOCi is hiring a remote Full Stack Web Developer. SOCi is the leading enterprise solution for social content discovery and social media marketing.




"Entrepreneurs who kept their day jobs had 33 percent lower odds of failure than those who quit. If you’re risk averse and have some doubts about the feasibility of your ideas, it’s likely that your business will be built to last. If you’re a freewheeling gambler, your startup is far more fragile."

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant

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