Over the past month of COVID-19 lockdowns and closures, millions of jobs have been lost and millions of lives have been put on hold. While we don't know what the future looks like for all these employees,
Communication tactics that work well among colleagues in a conference room may not translate seamlessly to a virtual meeting. Elevating both your point and your presence in a Zoom, Skype, or similar virtual
If you, like me, are a parent with a student stuck at home, chances are that everyone you know has sent all sorts of well-meaning but objectively terrible educational projects to keep your kids occupied.
In a recent press conference, President Donald Trump warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks.” According to some estimates, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 could surpass 100,000. Aside
In the transition to working from an office to working from home, there are many complexities: logistics, habits, systems, communication, to name a few. But the most pervasive problem is the (mistaken)
Last week, I wrote about how all of us were depending on Zoom to "get it together." Specifically, I was referring to the onslaught of criticism the company received due to inadequate security, lack of
What is the best fabric to use to sew your own face covering? Here's how to sew your own face mask at home. Some fabrics were found to work better at filtering small particles than medical grade masks.
Since the novel coronavirus kicked off a rolling wave of workplace and school shutdowns last month, more and more people have been turning to remote collaboration tools for work, education, and keeping
Guidance on whether to wear a face mask has been evolving. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention currently advises against healthy people wearing masks but is reviewing its guidance, particularly
(CNN) — As video conference app Zoom surges in popularity due to increased usage amid the coronavirus pandemic, federal officials are now warning of a new potential privacy and security concern called
Working and socialising from home has brought new risks to everyday life, as webcam meetings and chatroom cocktail hours contend with privacy invasions, phishing attacks and “zoombombings” – uninvited
Loners are not dysfunctional failures of the herd. They save the herd. They are herd heroes. This is the finding of Princeton researchers who empirically demonstrated that across the animal kingdom, loners—defined
Happiness makes your brain work better, Harvard researcher Shawn Achor once told Inc.com. Everyone, especially hard-pressed business owners, could definitely use our brains to be at their sharpest in midst
Students, teachers, and readers can now access over 1.4 million books for free as part of the National Emergency Library, a project launched on Tuesday by the Internet Archive to aid remote learning efforts.
The nature of work is changing - fast! The mandated precautions being put into place due to COVID-19 has left most workforces attempting to adapt to working completely remote. As uncertainty swirls around
While virtual meetings were viewed a nice alternative for most teams just a few weeks ago, they’re now a necessity in our new coronavirus induced remote work environment. For many this means days filled
As many of us are being told to hunker down in our apartments and houses, and limit trips outside and social contact, things are feeling pretty “real” at this point. Aside from the general worry people
With lives, businesses, and the entire global economy being upended due to the coronavirus pandemic, it's easy for anxiety and worry to set in. These are stressful times for everyone. If you're looking