Writer and podcast host Morra Aarons-Mele is an anxious person, even at the best of times. Here are some tips based on what she’s learned from 15 years of managing her anxiety while also work… Open at source
Working from home can be wonderful, but when you’re anxious, it can be difficult to concentrate and stay on task.
Don’t blame yourself for leaping to reply to every message — much of modern knowledge work is built on this Pavlovian system of instant feedback and urgent response
It’s better if I can learn to move from reacting on auto-pilot to knowing what sets me off and then managing how I will respond. I can say to myself: “Looking at my company’s finances is going to set me off right now. Maybe I should ask my business partner to do it. Or maybe I should build in a reward if I face the challenge head on? I could let myself have an extra hour of Netflix if I complete the spreadsheet.” I find that most of the time, doing the work doesn’t feel nearly as bad as what my anxiety anticipates.
7 min read · Jul 29th · Like it or not, the way we work has already evolved.
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Remote work makes who does and doesn’t actually do work way more obvious.
It removes the ability to seem productive (by sitting at your desk looking stressed or always being on the phone), and also, crucially, may reveal how many bosses and managers simply don’t contribute to the bottom line
In fact, your position at a company becomes more difficult to justify if all you do is delegate and nag people.
~12 min read · 2020-02-11 · Top insights and data from one of the largest remote work reports.
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It seems like remote work might even be the new normal.
Eighty-two percent of respondents who work remotely less than 25 percent of the time want to work remotely more often. Half of those who work remotely 26 percent to 50 percent of the time feel the same.
“the future of coworking is in people's homes because it's the most convenient and reliable option.”
1 min read · 2020-03-19 · With corona virus hitting the world, it seems impossible to open a browser or app without remote work tips being shoved down your throat. From the random corners of the internet all kinds of self…
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