How to Bring a Little Joy to Zoom

How to Bring a Little Joy to Zoom

  Four months into the pandemic here in the US means four months since much of the workforce has gone from zero to hero on Zoom or some equivalent video software. Pre-pandemic, only 5% of the workforce used video conferencing regularly for meetings; now, it’s...
Beyond the Inbox: Rules for Reducing Email

Beyond the Inbox: Rules for Reducing Email

In my last post, I warned that a sudden shift to remote work could inadvertently push knowledge workers into a state of inbox capture, in which essentially all of their time outside of Zoom calls ends up dedicated to sending and receiving email (or Slack messages). As...
How to Be Resilient and Grow From Your Trauma

How to Be Resilient and Grow From Your Trauma

Until recently, trauma was believed to be one of the prevalent ways our lives got screwed up and created serious mental health issues. More recently, however, psychology has come to terms with the fact that trauma is very common. Trauma, obstacles and adversity are...