Staying (Digitally) Safe During COVID-19 – Four Steps to Personal Cyber Security

There have been increased reports of cyber threats and scams since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With so many of us working from home lately, I wanted to share a handful of guidelines. This list is by no means comprehensive. And you should always look first to your employer’s IT security guidelines — especially […]

My Top Five Emoji for Doing Business

At my workplace, we use Slack (an instant messaging platform) to communicate. That really means we use emoji to communicate. Email is still kept more formal, but instant messages are for communicating casual, quick thoughts without much effort. Emoji can be more expressive than typical short responses like, “Okay,” “Thanks,” or “I’m in.” And as […]

Goal Planning Not Working? Try an Approach that Fits your Persona

We’re told that goal planning is an important tool for professional development. Goals focus our attention and energy, and they inform our choices. But what if goal planning isn’t working for you? We’re typically encouraged to pick a desirable destination a few years out, then break the journey down into manageable steps. What if you […]

70 Atoms Share What Most Helped Them Transition to Remote Work

Last Wednesday afternoon, we got the email you might have, too. We’d be closing the office and working from home to protect ourselves and our communities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. By Friday, we had transitioned to an all-remote company. After a quick and smooth transition, I wondered what could we share with […]