Working from Anywhere, Goals, Impact and Freelancing with Eva Zahrawi Ruiz - 122

Working from Anywhere, Goals, Impact and Freelancing with Eva Zahrawi Ruiz

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Connect with Eva Zahrawi Ruiz:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/evazahrawi

http://the2ndhalf.nl

https://twitter.com/evaza

Check out her podcast!

https://podcasts.apple.com/en/podcast/the-2nd-half-your-guide-to-a-more-fulfilling-career-and-life/id1493425732

Full episode on YouTube ▶️

https://youtu.be/oldZF_jgy9I

New episodes every Wednesday with our host ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patrick Akil⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠!  

Big shoutout to ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Xebia⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for sponsoring this episode!

OUTLINE:

00:00:00 – Intro

00:00:35 – Planning for Japan 2025

00:02:20 – Patrick missed out on a trip to Japan and Russia

00:03:00 – Why Eva loves Japan

00:04:21 – Japan is affordable

00:06:57 – Eva is big on travelling

00:10:12 – Patrick is travelling more and more

00:11:34 – Combining work and travelling

00:14:38 – Flexibility as freelancer

00:16:25 – International opportunities

00:18:56 – Discipline of working from abroad

00:22:36 – Stepping out of your regular routine

00:25:14 – Losing the title

00:27:18 – Profession crisis

00:30:20 – There is always a way back

00:33:39 – No one expected Eva to leave

00:37:37 – Enjoying the work you do

00:40:14 – Growing as fast as possible

00:42:37 – What is your mission?

00:45:29 – Eva's core values

00:50:10 – Working towards certain goals

00:54:28 – Difficult conversations

00:58:34 – For as long as it takes

01:00:09 – Being good with politics

01:03:29 – Eva hates escalations

01:07:51 – Not just executing on orders

01:13:32 – Figuring out the why

01:16:57 – Managing to avoid clashes

01:19:56 – Companies are big social experiments

01:21:28 – People are inherently good

01:25:40 – Making it your managers problem

01:29:51 – Only come with good news

01:33:21 – Complain in one on ones

01:35:39 – Final thoughts