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Our first Silent Meeting…

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Steve Pao Oct 23, 2020 8:43:34 PM
Our first Silent Meeting…

"Most of my meetings are now Google doc-based, starting with 10-minutes of reading and commenting directly in the doc. This practice makes time for everyone to get...

The Space Between Google, Slack, and Microsoft

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Guy Suter Oct 16, 2020 3:51:27 PM
The Space Between Google, Slack, and Microsoft

In so many ways our whole world exists in “The Space Between” right now  —  from a Presidential election, to a continuous global Pandemic, to kids learning virtually from our homes, to our jobs, and even our families. The condition is pervasive. The Tech world is no different, and it’s grappling with this reality at its usual frenetic pace.

My 5 new habits from a crash course in working from home with kids.

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Guy Suter Oct 2, 2020 3:32:08 PM
My 5 new habits from a crash course in working from home with kids.

For working parents with young kids at home, there isn’t enough time to do it all. It’s a uniquely different experience from many others during COVID-19. Our older parents are stuck in their houses and lonely. To stay sane, our single friends have to form social bubble groups with other adults that make us jealous. Our couple friends without young kids at home get to travel around and enjoy the fringe benefits of working from anywhere. We have small kids. For us, it’s impossible to do this well all of the time. OK, just accept it. As my wife Robin says, “We have good days, and bad days.” That’s OK.