Stephen Findley on Remote Work Arrangements and Getting the Most out of Life
Interested in travelling? Curious about the lifestyle of those who bounce around the globe while working remotely? Keen to hear how one guy has made it all work? If you checked any of these boxes, you won’t want to miss this week’s episode of the Beyond Billables podcast. In this show, we chatted with Stephen Findley, a consultant, business development associate with Compliance Quarter, and the founder of the Remote Salesman. Stephen has managed to travel the world over the past two years with his girlfriend while maintaining a full-time sales and business development role. According to some, he’s lived the dream.
In our conversation, we traced Stephen’s journey from more conventional employment to the backroads of Vietnam to the coworking spaces of Bali. We dug into the pros and cons of the travel-working lifestyle, talked about the skills needed to adapt to an all-digital role, touched on how others might emulate him, and speculated on the future of the economy.
Listen to this episode to hear the full version of Stephen’s adventures, plus things like:
How Stephen got into a remote work position
What Compliance Quarter is and how it functions
How Tim Ferriss inspired some of Stephen’s life decisions
How to handle a client-facing role remotely
How sales is changing in the modern era
The struggle around finding routine as a traveller or remote worker
How to pursue travelling and remote work (particularly in sales)
The special sauce to Stephen’s professional approach
The ingredients that make up a good coworking space
The key skills that people need to develop for remote works