working remotely

Surprising lessons we’ve learned about working remotely

Some day, we’ll be telling future generations how 2020 was the year when working from home was necessary to adapt and keep business going during the global pandemic.  Imagine our “back in my day” stories about how previous to COVID, it was unthinkable that folks in some careers or industries could or would be working […]

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Managing grief and anxiety in difficult times

I’m hearing a lot from folks who are really feeling the weight of social isolation with this new COVID-19 reality.  Some were feeling like they were managing and suddenly feel like they’ve been blindsided by emotions. Others share that it’s been hard but now, nearly two months in, they’re barely coping. Then, of course, there […]

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How to start an engaging Zoom meeting

Capturing the attention of an audience has been the work of storytellers, writers, and orators forever and a day. Narrative hooks can range from dramatic to hilarious stories, startling stats or relatable secrets. Songwriters and musicians use music hooks — memorable lyrics or melodies — to catch the ear of the listener.  Why? If you […]

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9 necessary tips for working remotely from home

With the world’s leading health officials and most world leaders calling on everyone to “self isolate” or “social distance,” many of us are working remotely from home in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. If you’re new at this, trying to get your team members online and keeping the workflow on track might feel overwhelming. But […]