I hope employers, executives, and managers can remember that the people who work for them are people, human beings with lives outside of work, and not just an expense to match up against productivity.
I hope. But I’m realistic too.… Read More
The reason that I say this is because not a day goes by that I don’t hear someone talking about “getting back” to onsite visits with clients, and doing training, or even CLEs in person again, without taking a moment to consider whether that is even feasible for the client.
For example, on the training side, yes many folks miss the in-person workshops or training classes that a software or legal tech company would provide, but how many of us in that space have considered how difficult/expensive it might be for the client to gather their people into one location for that time?… Read More
Why it’s almost as if we should ask individuals what would help them, and within reason, provide that. After all, even within each age group, parents might prioritize something different than single employees, or those sharing an internet connection and space with a spouse or roommates also working from home might prioritize something else. Some may want to adhere to strict 9-5 hours so that they can spend the rest of their time on childcare or side-businesses, while others may value the ability to take a couple of hours during the day for schoolwork and then pick up work again in the evening.
We would do well to listen to what people need, talk about what we expect, and also understand what we are doing with our own actions.… Read More
I’ve seen these, and I’m sure you have as well.
“As many a viral tweet has rightly pointed out, it’s more like we’re living at work than working from home – and the pressure of that can have real implications for our mental health.
With this in mind then, prioritising a work/life balance – and actually sticking to it – is one of the best things we can do to look after our wellbeing at this time. And one of the main parts of achieving that work/life balance is being able to switch off from work in the first place. “… Read More
I really like the ideas in this article, but obviously this is the one that is going to most resonate with many of us right now:
“Working remotely requires a heightened consciousness to make space for ourselves in and around work. We need to have careful conversations with our coworkers to ensure that our boundaries are understood and respected.”… Read More
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