Linked: The UK’s Mental Health Issues in the Workplace – 5 statistics

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The other statistics in this article point out what kind of impact those two facts above have on the bottom line, but I’m going to take issue with the importance they are given in this article. Don’t just make changes in your workplace culture because it’s better for the bottom line, do it because it’s the right thing to do for the human beings who work for you. They aren’t lines on a spreadsheet, they are people, with lives outside of work, who you have an opportunity to support. The fact that supporting them might also help your bottom line is nice, but irrelevant to the larger issue.… Read More

Linked: Only Your Boss Can Cure Your Burnout

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I think the headline really speaks for the entire article. We can get all the self-care tips in the world, do yoga on the regular, eat well, and everything else, but if we work in a place that regularly requires 60 hour work weeks, ridiculous deadlines, and doesn’t really give us some control over work that we enjoy, that’s still going to be a recipe for burnout. 

If you have any employees that report to you, go read the article and consider what it is that you are doing with your own workplace. Are they headed for burnout? Do you care enough to make changes to avoid that? Or is that “just the way it is” in your industry? If it is, ask yourself why it’s that way? Is there actually a legitimate reason for it? Or are you just so engrained in it that you can’t imagine rethinking the way your industry works?… Read More

Shared Links (weekly) Feb. 21, 2021

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UniCourt Influencer Q&A with Amanda Brown of Lagniappe Law Lab

More bosses are using software to monitor remote workers. Not everyone is happy about it

Corporate E-Discovery Insourcing Runs Straight Into Talent, and Culture, Walls

Filter Out Annoying Facebook Posts With These Tools

– Learn some tools to take control over your own newsfeed.

3 Insights Following the Water Facility Attack

A Case Against the Peeping Tom Theory of Privacy

Legal Tech Innovation: The Future is Bright

Redundancy: Surviving the mental health impact of losing your job

Redaction – good news from Relativity but less good for some others… Read More

Shared Links (weekly) Feb. 14, 2021

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How Changes to E-discovery Can Help You in Practice

Building a culture of learning at work

Why Laura Prael’s business LEP Digital will always run four days a week

– Interesting thoughts on the benefits of working fewer hours.

Court Enforces Strict Sanctions for Failing to Be Competent in ESI Obligations

Working Moms Are Struggling. Here’s What Would Help.

It’s Safer Internet Day—Here Are 4 Services to Keep You Safer Online

How Section 230 Makes My Life Better (A Celebration of Its 25 Year Anniversary)

Four ways to boost mental health conversations at work

6 Tips for Professionals with High-Functioning Anxiety

10 Top Technology Tools for the Small Firm Lawyer

Employees should design their own work time, P&G HR Director says… Read More

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