With in-person gatherings restricted during the pandemic, conferences and trade shows are forced to go online. This completely changes how people connect with one another, and restricts networking opportunities. Have you participated in a virtual event or organized one? How would you make the virtual event experience feel more personal?
Do you find its tempting to multitask during meetings — especially on Zoom and your camera is turned off. Corporate experts say to resist the urge. According to them not paying attention may cause productivity loss as missed details can often lead to scrambling to find them later on. Do you gave the discipline to close all your browser windows and set your phone away from you and engage with the meeting at hand?
The most successful people in history have six essential habits to make them Awesome at Their Job. In the book The Six Morning Habits of High Performers, one of the main ideas is how silence can generate new ideas. Other theories revolve around how NOT to do affirmations, the impact of tiny amounts of exercise. It suggests how to do master simple practices, like reading and scribing, to eventually become a better version of yourself.
While most of us embraced remote work during the pandemic, many are not eager to go back to the office anytime soon. Hoping to work from home forever, may be wishful thinking. Experts anticipate most jobs will eventually return to offices, but if anything that this pandemic has taught us is, do we really need to return to the office?