Being productive is more than occupying a chair

The body-in-seat mentality is one of the most insidious, and destructive concepts in modern management. Essentially it means that when employees have their bodies-in-their-seats, it means they’re productive. It’s ludicrous on its face; if you’ve ever forced yourself to sit at your desk for eight straight hours, you know that having a body-in-the-seat does not […]

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P2

Source: P2 — The New Working Several years ago I played with the original P2, a WordPress theme that worked kind of like Twitter. There was a box at the top of the page where you could post your content, and others could comment on it or scroll through the posts in reverse chronological order. […]

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3 ways to up your virtual conferencing game

Virtual conferencing is all the rage now, whether you use Google Meet, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Webex, Jit.si, and more. Here are 5 ways to make the experience a little better for everyone involved. 1. Wear headphones Whatever you do, wear headphones in your video conference. Audio is the most important part of a video conference. […]

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“I am a scientist”

Introducing the “I Am A Scientist” initiative, which provides opportunities for students, specifically those in Junior High School and High School, to interact with the science and stories of today’s scientists—breaking down barriers like race, gender, and personal interests. The program’s collection of classroom toolkits provide real-life stories of modern scientists, classroom resources, posters , […]

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