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Hiring A Virtual Assistant From The Philippines with John Jonas -

Season 1, Ep. 60

Welcome to another episode of the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast.

Today's guest is John Jonas from John lives in Utah, and he founded He had a normal "job" for eight months after college and his biggest goal at that time was to be able to quit that job. John managed to quit back in 2004 and has worked from home for himself ever since then.

Topics we discuss:

  • How got started?
  • How works?
  • How would hiring somebody from the Philippines differ from the US or EU from a cultural standpoint?
  • How works?
  • How John approaches contracts
  • How he pays his employes
  • How people can connect with John or learn more about

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Building A Global Safety Net for Remote Workers with Sondre Rasch from SafetyWing

Season 1, Ep. 56
Welcome to another episode of theDigital Nomad Cafe Podcast. If this is your first time joining then, welcome. This podcast is for digital entrepreneurs carving out their slice of the online economy. To download my free guide on starting a business online, head over to's guest is Sondre Rasch, co-founder, and CEO of SafetyWing. Sondre was previously the founder of SuperSlide (YC W16) and policy advisor for the Government of Norway. He spent his time in the government improving the social safety net there and now spends his time bringing the ideal social safety net to the rest of the world. SafetyWing offers travel, medical, and health insurance to nomads and remote companies around the world. Sondre and his team are innovators in the digital nomad space, offering global insurance to remote workers.Topics we discuss:How Safetywing got started?What strategies did Sondre use to grow his business?How Sondre operates his business with fully remote and distributed teamwork.How Sondre kept his teamwork motivated and inspired by the vision of the business during covid.What is the meaning of "the global social safety net."How Safetywing works on a global scale?We talk about his new product: Remote Health.What does a country on the internet mean?What does Sondre think is valuable information for somebody who wants to land a remote job?Thank you for joining us in today’s episode. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast and give us a Review on iTunes & a Follow on Spotify.Digitalnomadcafe.comfor more episodes.