The brilliant Dave Coverly has won a ton of awards for his panel Speed Bump. Makes me happy every morning when I studiously avoid the news for a few minutes and plunge into the comics section. https://www.gocomics.com/speedbump/2020/11/05
Leah Ryder writes extensively about working remotely. As the Brand & Content Marketing Lead at Trello with its international team and its 35 million registered users, she knows a thing or two about staying visible.
It’s hard to keep a congregation feeling connected when they’re so isolated. From Chris Rock to Coldplay, from kids to coffee, Mike Moses has some helpful answers.
Whether you’re stressed from isolation or too many Zoom calls. Whether you’re dealing with kids, partners or a grumpy spouse, Nikki’s got you covered.
Remote learning? Budget cuts? How are our schools coping? Linda Greenberg lives at the nexus of parents, teachers and administrators. As head of the Santa Monica Education Foundation, she hears both the complaints and the solutions — while her nonprofit raises millions of dollars to
Love movies? Me, too. And you’ve probably seen the campaigns that promote them during Oscar season. Which means you’ve seen Andrew Stachler’s work. High pressure creativity. Near-instant turnaround. Coordinating teams in the U.S., Manila and Buenos Aires. How can they do that while working from
What happens when disaster strikes your community and the local workers lose their jobs? If you’re one of my oldest friends, Ron Blitzer, you roll up your sleeves and raise $180,000 in 5 days. From home, of course. Find out how this serial entrepreneur and
One of the most successful social media content studios in the country is run by Seth Sliver from his home high in the mountains above Los Angeles. Social Control is the go-to social content resource for some of the nation’s biggest ad agencies, getting attention for
How do you run a 300-person team from your desk at home? And how does that team manage to function in this time of quarantine? Erika Abrams, lately of Encore VFX, has some answers. Her take on the weirdness of Zoom meetings, the need for
One of my heroes is Jason Fried, co-founder of Basecamp, the project management system we have used for over a decade. Like us, he and his company have been working almost entirely remotely for years, and he’s written a book about it call “REMOTE: Office
Wired Magazine is explores the future of in-person conferences. Are we going full-on virtual?
How do you sell cloud-based learning systems on four continents while managing a remote team — all from home? Adam Berns and I discuss that and more in a deep dive into online education, home schooling, coping with time differences and learning from video games.
How do you teach a hands-on university class from home? Especially when you’re a self-professed “ink and paper” guy? David Mayes shares the trials and tribulations of a sudden transition, all while holding down his day job as a printing rep from his home office.
How does a Realtor hold open houses when everyone’s locked down? Paul Small talks with us about social media, video walking tours, the 5 AM Club and the value of finding The One Thing. Then we contemplate the roles of artists and agents in enriching the
Patrice Varni shares her workout obsession, her working setup, her love of teams and the enviable setting of her quarantine by the lake. All in service of her transition from corporate exec to home-based entrepreneur. Episode Notes Links to things we talked about: Patrice Varni
Our brand new podcast is online and we’re so excited to share it with you! (And hope you’ll do the same.) You can check it out right here on the WorkLife@Home site, or find us and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Stitcher, Spotify
Welcome to the electronic age. Wait, we’ve been here a while. So by now we should all be pretty comfortable with video calls, right? But we’re not. We’re learning. And if you’re new to working at home, you might well be new to Zoom as
You’ve seen Wendy’s fantastic illustrations in Samin Nosrat’s “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat”, and many, many, many other places. And this crazily talented woman is also — it turns out — a funny, engaging host of a series of “Drawing Classes for Kids of All Ages”
If you’re a creative person stuck at home wanting to do something constructive during the COVID-19 crisis, here’s a way you can use your skills to make a difference. The UN is calling for poster designs to help spread the messages about how to cope