What I’m Sharing (weekly) Sept. 27, 2020

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Everyone Agrees – We Need a Comprehensive U.S. Privacy Law

The Best of Relativity Fest 2020: Our Favorite Commentary

The Re:Set Guide to Recognizing and Tackling Work From Home Burnout

Microsoft Teams is getting virtual commutes and Headspace meditation

Staying In Touch

Our guidance on staying in touch with your network

Algorithms control your online life. Here’s how to reduce their influence.

Inbox Zero: Merlin Mann’s Tips for Managing Your Life Online

If “Angels Fear to Tread” into Search Terms, Why Are Lawyers So Confident About Them?

The Cognitive Biases that Make Us All Terrible People

Relativity Fest Day One Report

How to Network Professionally During the Coronavirus Pandemic… Read More

Soon Your Whole Life Will Be in Microsoft Teams, and That Might Not Be Good

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This week, Microsoft announced some new features coming for Teams, including some specifically designed to help employees maintain some stress management and avoid burnout. Things like a virtual commute, and a partnership with Headspace for meditations.

Which is interesting for a business collaboration tool, right?… Read More

Linked: Actually, Now Is A Great Time For Networking If You Do It Right

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You know what, I hadn’t thought about this, but it is true. How differently we view a request for a call or quick online chat than we did just a few months ago?

“If you think now is a bad time to network it’s because you think networking is about events. It’s not. It’s about connection and conversation. And so, while now is a terrible time for events, it’s a great time for connection and conversation. All the more so because you can more easily expand your geographic reach. Asking for a Zoom call or even a phone call would have seemed awkward with some folks just a few months ago. Now it’s just how we do things. Which instantly expands the pool of potential connections. “… Read More

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