Create the work culture you deserve. 

But first -
Fill up on knowledge before planning your 9-to-5 escape route.

We cultivated a set of 5 books that will encourage, inform, and elevate your possibilities on the path to becoming a digital nomad. Like every business endeavor, the more information, the better. Your brain is a sponge. Absorb as much information as possible and witness your enlightenment unfold. 

1. Travel While You Work: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Business from Anywhere
Utilize this book to be your guide to transition your career. Great read for freelancers or people beginning their company. Over 300 pages, this book is packed with interviews from business owners and freelancers. It will teach you how to make your existing business mobile.

2. The Art of Being Brilliant: Transform Your Life by Doing What Works for You 
This pocket-sized pep talk will teach you how to feel positive, happy and successful. The happiness experts, Andy Cope and Andy Whittaker, are specialists in psychology. They share advice, instructive case studies, inspirational quotes and even some jokes throughout this jam-packed illustrated booklet.

3. The 9-to-5 Escape Artist: A Startup Guide for Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Digital Nomads
If you want to discover cutting-edge techniques, software, and business pro-tips, then this book is for you. This resource will teach you how to capitalize on a nomadic lifestyle. Christy Hovey shares practical solutions, tips, and tricks about how to make it all happen.

4. Self-Made Me: Why Being Self-Employed Beats Everyday Employment Every Time
Break free from working for the man and become the man (or woman!). This read is for the new breed of people who are empowered by self-employed work and travel. It will teach you how to successfully be your own boss.

5. The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World
Have you ever thought “There must be more to life than this?”. If so - this book is for you. Written by a man who is famous for his online manifesto “A Brief Guide to World Domination”... Chris Guillebeau inspires his readers to defy common assumptions about work standards.

Head on over to your local bookstore or library. Get going.

These books are waiting for you.


Guest post by GlobeKick, a community of digital professionals, who spend three months living abroad, traveling, working, and exploring different cities together.