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Work

An Important Movement

If someone can do all their work from a computer, it is criminal to make that person work in an office.

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Work

I’m Moderating A Panel About Remote Work

I am a strong advocate of the value of work. Work is one of the fundamental pillars of our life. When I coach, work is one of the three most important areas to leverage to make the biggest impact on my clients’ personal trajectory. But if work is vital, the way most of us go […]

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Marketing

Make Emoji Great Again

If there is a recurring theme brough up by the people I interview in my podcast about building and leading remote teams, it’s that we all have a very fragile ego when it comes to written communication. It is easy to feel that others are disrespecting us, or our work. That they are interrupting our […]

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Business

Feedback

“This sucks!” Isn’t helpful. It might be your gut reaction, and it might even be right. But it doesn’t point the way to improvement, and it almost unfailingly makes people get defensive.  (Side note: telling them not to get defensive almost always produces the exact opposite effect.) Ask questions instead: “What was the thinking behind […]

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Business

A Podcast About The Other Side of Remote Work

If someone woke me up in the middle of the night, shaking me while asking “What’s your job?!”, I’de say “I’m a writer!” The irony that my most famous work is not in the written form, but in the spoken medium, is not lost on me. I’ve had the immense privilege of having had hundreds of […]