The novel takes place during the Dust Bowl period in America in the 1930s; it was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies. At least 250,000 people fled the Plains to the West to find a new job…


This note is a continuation of the previous note — ‘What I wish I had known before living as a digital nomad (Part 1)’.

05. Lessons learned from the digital nomad life

1. Embrace uncertainties and be open-minded with the serendipitous moments

I am a heavy believer in planning, but the digital nomad lifestyle, by nature, comes with loads of unknowns. I still keep my daily morning and…


01. First thing first, what is a digital nomad?

Digital nomad is a person who earns a living working online in various locations of their choosing (rather than a fixed business location).

— as defined in Oxford Languages.

COVID-19 has enabled more people to start the digital nomad lifestyle.

With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, despite the travel restrictions, the number of digital nomads in the US surged a whopping 50%…


Everyone has at least a few regrets they wish to take back by reverting time, the regret ranging small to big like hurtful words we’ve blurted out at our loved ones or decisions of not taking the shiny new offers (i.e. jobs, moving country, etc.).

This book starts with the…


I have been dabbling with meditation for a few years but I only started regularly meditating for a few months now using a meditation app, Calm (I have just recently achieved 70 days in a streak!). This was a book that I started reading a few years ago per Bill…


Shoe Dog is a memoir by Phil Knight, the creator of Nike. Nike has been a household name ever since I can remember, and I have worn countless Nike products throughout my life. When I think of Nike, I can recollect the iconic swoosh logo along with the famous ‘Just…


TL: DR;

We all have the power to ensure we are at the right meetings and operating as efficiently as possible. Use these 4 steps (OAT M(ilk)), as outlined by Dr Steven Rogelberg, a subject matter expert in the science of meetings, to set yourself and your team on the right track…


My whole family lives in South Korea and I haven’t met my family and close friends for almost 2 years since I had to cancel my flight to Korea in Feb this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. …


Intro

In this article, I will ponder upon what I liked and disliked about living in San Francisco. I have visited San Francisco a few times since I was living about 30–40 minutes drive away from San Francisco. …


시작하며…

제가 한국에서 직장생활을 할 때는 미국 회사에서는 사람들끼리 밥을 같이 먹지 않는다, 회식을 하지 않는다 등 다양한 ‘카더라’ 식의 이야기를 접했었습니다. 직접 미국에서 일하면서 이전에 접했던 이야기들이 맞는 부분들도 다른 부분들도 있었는데요. 제가 보고 느낀 미국 직장에서의 회식이나 팀활동은 어떻게 이루어지는 …

Sujin Park

My long-term vision is to make a positive impact on society, and sharing my learnings via blogs is one of the endeavors to make my vision a reality.

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