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Virtual Volunteering in the Age of the Corona Virus

In the wake of the all-consuming Corona virus, there is plenty of advice floating around  for how...

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Working Remotely: The Importance of Active Listening

As we collectively settle in to a long stretch of working from home, we’re quickly adjusting...

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How to Tackle an Addiction to Work in Three Easy Steps

My chief goal for this year is to figure out why I work. Yeah, I know that sounds absurd. But when...

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  • Virtual Volunteering in the Age of the Corona Virus

    In the wake of the all-consuming Corona virus, there is plenty of advice floating around  for how to keep yourself calm and occupied at home. I personally liked Margaret’s list over on Sixty and Me. In addition to the usual ideas of crafting and exercising at home, she also had some great suggestions like virtual […]

    Posted on April 3, 2020 0 comments
  • Working Remotely: The Importance of Active Listening

    As we collectively settle in to a long stretch of working from home, we’re quickly adjusting to a host of new challenges. Seemingly overnight, we’ve all become experts in using “gallery view” on Zoom. We’re gradually working out which headsets will best enable us to drown out the sound of barking dogs and screaming children. We’re even […]

    Posted on March 26, 2020 0 comments
  • How to Tackle an Addiction to Work in Three Easy Steps

    My chief goal for this year is to figure out why I work. Yeah, I know that sounds absurd. But when I created my New Year’s resolutions this year, I  realized that while my writing and personal goals were crystal clear, I couldn’t articulate a work goal beyond “work more.” Another way to say this […]

    Posted on March 19, 2020 0 comments
  • Portfolio Careers and the Corona Virus: Risks and Opportunities

    In the wake of the outbreak of the Corona virus, there’s been much speculation on how it may affect the global economy. Former Economic Council Chairman Austan Goolsbee wrote an insighful piece in The New York Times last weekend about  what the virus my portend for the U.S. economy. He pointed out that the American economy […]

    Posted on March 13, 2020 1 comment
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Tips for Speaking to Slides

    For those of us who give a lot of presentations, Powerpoint is like an extension of our body. An economist friend of mine put it best. He stood up to deliver a talk at a conference many years ago, only to find that the projector wasn’t working. Forced to speak without his slides, he quipped, […]

    Posted on March 4, 2020 0 comments