5 Emojis that Help My Team Communicate More Efficiently 📝

In a remote work world, we’re all learning new things. From managing distractions at home to switching our brains away from work in the evening, working from home brings different challenges. As I’ve adapted to working remotely with a team, I’ve been surprised to realize that emojis are an effective communication tool. Here are my […]

3 Ways to Get Away from Your Computer When Working Remotely

In these days of remote work, we’re all feeling “screen fatigue.” Every one of our meetings and face-to-face interactions is done in front of a computer. Eventually, the screen fatigue blends seamlessly with the normal work fatigue, and by the end of the day, we’re left with sore eyes and little energy for the things […]

Screen-Free Mindfulness – 4 Ways to Be More Mindful Without an App

Now more than ever, we hear calls to be mindful. Dealing with work stress? Try mindfulness. Your kids driving you crazy? Ditto. Your relationship stale? You guessed it — try mindfulness. I’m on board with mindfulness, but I’m not with the “solution” offered: an app. The Problem with Mindfulness Apps Don’t get me wrong, I […]

4 Ways to Hold On to a Growth Mindset in the Face of Failure or Criticism

Just because you believe in the benefits of having a growth mindset doesn’t mean you’re not plagued with thoughts like, “I’m just bad at this,” or, “They are so talented; I’ll never be as good as they are.” Carol Dweck, the psychologist who coined the term, acknowledges that maintaining a growth mindset is challenging: “We […]