Some interesting thoughts on how to thank people for sharing your blog posts or other content without sounding trite. I may have to start coming up with more creative ways to thank the people who share things I write. What’s the best “thank you” you’ve gotten from social media? Thank You (Yawn), For Sharing Follow…
Twitter finally upgrades its 2FA security feature. Mobile number no longer required! Lawyer Wellness: The Elephant In The Room – I have to wonder why anyone wants to be a law firm partner, much like I’ve started to question why any staff would want to work in a law firm. Trial Preparation – Process, Planning…
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Data Retention – More than Meets the Eye
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Microsoft Scales Back the Privacy-Invading Productivity Score
As the Pandemic Continues, Lawyer and IT Jobs May Still Be Fine. Support Staff? Maybe Not
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New PC or Mac? How to wipe your old Windows PC clean before getting rid of it
Microsoft May Soon Score How Bored You Are in Meetings
My point in describing these things is not to brag about how much work I do, or how many teams I interact with, but to point out that it’s easy to find your time and energy completely blocked and scheduled for you. Fighting burn out means protecting, and sometimes fighting for, your free time, including a lunch break.
Employers who are interested in not burning out their employees would do well to recognize that as well. As the article below points out, remote working gives us all a lot more flexibility to take breaks, and then do some of our work on our own schedule, since we no longer have to commute, or be in a location, but that doesn’t mean you work all day, and then also into the night.
Breaks matter. Balance matters. Remote work is a great way to find your own level of flexibility, and to provide it to your employees. I suggest you figure that out.
This doesn’t surprise me at all. Does it surprise you? Research being presented found that current resources available to employees and organisations only cover the absence period itself, and there is a lack of guidance available to support a successful return to work. This research is UK and EU based, but anecdotally in the US,…
There was a time when everyone put in an honest days labor, and earned an honest days wage. In most cases this meant spending the day in the factory, in the fields, or involved in some other physical labor, and it made sense. The longer you could harvest crops, or weld steel, the more physical…