What we’ve learned about how remote work is changing us

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Description: Arianna Huffington says that a series of clear stages of working from home are being revealed, and they include a great deal of stress and require strategies for workers and leaders to overcome them. Source: CNBC.com Date: Apr 09, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/09/heres-what-we-know-about-how-remote-work-changes-us.html?__source=iosappshare%7Ccom.apple.UIKit.activity.Mail Questions for discussion: What does the article say about how employees are… Read more »

U.S. Workers Discovering Affinity for Remote Work

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Description: WASHINGTON, D.C. — American workers are increasingly doing their jobs from home as a result of the coronavirus crisis, and the latest Gallup Panel data show that they are warming up to the experience. Source: Gallup.com Date: Apr 02, 2020 Link: https://news.gallup.com/poll/306695/workers-discovering-affinity-remote-work.aspx Questions for discussion: What does the research say about the number of… Read more »

SPOS #716 – Jeremy Gutsche On How To Create The Future

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Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #716 – Host: Mitch Joel. My buddy Jeremy Gutsche was last on this show about five years ago. He’s back. Jeremy is a bestselling author, innovation expert, and one of the most sought-after keynote speakers on the planet. He’s also the CEO of Trend Hunter (the world’s number one trend website… Read more »

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion During Uncertain Times

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Description: As inclusion strategist Vernã Myers says, “Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.” But what if it’s a virtual dance party, where you’re unsure who to invite, how to send the invitations, who can DJ or what online platform would work the best? That is the situation many of… Read more »

How to Answer Common Difficult Interview Questions

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Description: In its simplest form, a job interview is an attempt to impress someone at the other end of the table. Your résumé and qualifications got your foot in the door, but the in-person interview is where potential hires most often succeed or flounder. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Mar 13, 2020 Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/13/smarter-living/how-to-answer-common-difficult-interview-questions.html Questions for discussion:… Read more »

Virtual Happy Hour Anyone? Working From Home But Keeping Connected

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Description: To limit exposure to the coronavirus, many companies across the U.S. are urging, and some are mandating, that employees work from home. Source: NPR.com – podcast Date: Mar 15, 2020 Link: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/15/815973389/virtual-happy-hour-anyone-working-from-home-but-keeping-connected Questions for discussion: How are firms responding to the needs of employees working from home? What other ideas would you suggest to… Read more »

SPOS #714 – Michael Bungay Stanier on Humble And Curious Leaders

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Description: Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation – Episode #714 – Host: Mitch Joel. My friend, Michael Bungay Stanier, is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership behavior and competency. His book, The Coaching Habit, has sold over 700,000 copies and has over 1,000 five-star reviews on Amazon. In 2019,… Read more »

How Marketers Can Adapt to Event Cancellations Brought on by Coronavirus

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Description: In-person events are a cornerstone touchpoint for many B2B companies, but as the outbreak of the newest strain of the coronavirus progresses worldwide, major business events have been canceled or postponed. This will come at great cost to marketing budgets and can have a lasting impact on revenues and sales. Source: eMarketer.com Date: Mar 6, 2020… Read more »

Canadian women make nearly a quarter less than men as gender bias persists

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Description: Women took home an average pre-tax salary of $51,352 in 2019 compared with $67,704 for men, survey shows Source: FinancialPost.com Date: Mar 6, 2020 Link: https://business.financialpost.com/news/fp-street/canadian-women-make-nearly-a-quarter-less-than-men-as-gender-bias-persists Questions for discussion: What does the article say about the gap and the possible reasons? Why do you think the gap exists? Do you believe there is a… Read more »