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Articles on how life and work are changing. Topics include: digital nomads, remote work, the future of work and much more.

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Monday, Sep 7, 2020

Why a Slack Backlash Is Inevitable

A reckoning for workplace chat apps like Slack and Microsoft Teams is coming; just ask the people who pay for them. As companies deploy these systems en masse — and rely on them to work from home — executives are starting to confront a set of issues that early adopters know well. Workplace chat can amplify corporate infighting, help divide companies like social media divides countries, and facilitate employee organizing.

Friday, Sep 4, 2020

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Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020

Talent Today

In our survey, 42% of companies stated they will remain 100% remote through at least the rest of 2020, while 35% said they will do so only until it’s safe to return to work. About a quarter of those surveyed had not yet decided.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020

Being OK With Not Being Extraordinary

The internet always highlights the first place winners, the billionaires, the award-winning artists, the best-selling authors, the largest philanthropists, the extraordinary. Their stories are ones of success, of inspiration. They show us what is possible, and push us to achieve more. But I don’t feel inspired when I see extraordinary.

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