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What Happens When You Cancel Internal Meetings?

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I have a huge disdain for meetings (both in-person and zoom). I understand there can be a need for meetings in specific circumstances, but most situations don’t really call for a meeting. See what happened at Zapier, a fully-remote company even pre-COVID), when they cancelled all meetings for a week.

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Work-from-Home Productivity Paranoia

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As we all adjust to a world where working remotely / working from home is a normal thing, managers might still suffer from what’s now called “Productivity Paranoia”. You know, where you’re stressing out and worried if your team is actually doing work at home or they’re bingeing on the latest Bridgerton series on Netflix …

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How to Find a Job via Social Media When You’ve Lost Your Job

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Credit Suisse is laying off staff. Meta (Facebook) is laying off staff. Twitter is laying off staff. Hootsuite is laying off more staff. Job security doesn’t exist in the modern era, and more and more people are embracing a gig economy. We’ve got something in the works just for professionals like you who want to …

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How to Be Confident Without Being a Jerk

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Growing up, I lacked a lot of self-confidence. As I grew into adulthood and achieved more confidence through my work and career, I learned to be more confident. I know many have underlying insecurities despite showing confidence on the surface at work and there is a fine line between being confident and being arrogant. Here’s …

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Don’t Focus on Productivity, Do This Instead

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All the books and content we see about “productivity”, are they wrong? Are they leading us down the wrong path? See what this author says about how we shouldn’t focus on productivity, but to focus on this instead.

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