In pandemic times, it’s good to follow the advice from that well-known Wartime reminder that people have pinned up in their workstation: KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. In our workplace, however, we should take more care, and question our surroundings more critically. If … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep. 29: Keep Calm (Don’t) Carry On.
More movement and reaction to how #WFH is exciting, challenging and debilitating for various user groups. Last week I shared how Big Bosses want more real estate on the Zoom call. Ugh. Video conferencing team meetings bring into sharper relief … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 17: Hogging.
Thinking about “2020” – a term referring to good vision, clarity, a positive sign! Yet here we are: death and destruction; moral, political and economic bankruptcy abounds! In the tumult, a big milestone upcoming, turning 50. I have been reflecting … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 14: The 50th Edition
I have lived through months and months of doom and gloom in my arms-length relationship with the cannabis industry. I joined the industry when it was in a downward trajectory, only for it then to throw itself off a cliff. … Continue reading Cannabis Diaries Week 35: Cut Yerself Some Slack.
I am approaching the Singularity, as my thinking about cannabis and COVID19 merge. The Q1 2020 results for cannabis LPs have been (relatively) promising. Many spoke about the sales push around the time of COVID lockdown. Consumers and patients stocking … Continue reading Cannabis Diaries Week 34: Mental Health
[Cambridge University announced that next year there will be no in-situ courses, no campus life…imagine spending your 10k for tuition and not getting that real-life experience of growing up, connecting with your cohort!] I have often stated, I am highly … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 12: The Loser Edition
May is Mental Health month, and I see many great posts from people around the world who have experiences and commentary; and I think to myself: “Wow, I am blessed that I do not suffer from this disease.” Only, of … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 11: Mental Health Edition
So, I was laid off in March, at the time of COVID lockdown. Fairly straightforwardly, I stayed in the house, and the family dispersed to various locations to keep their sanity and do their work and hobbies. Lola took over … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 10: Worldview Edition.
Let’s get ready for the Future of Work. A few years ago, I read a Fast Company article about the kinds of jobs people might have in 2025. One in particular caught my eye: a Corporate Disorganizer, someone “who can introduce … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep.0: The ABCDEs of a Corporate Disorganizer.
Zoe has been channeling her pandemic energy through her art. I have been spring cleaning; and finding old frames for her to repurpose. In them, some previous iterations of our family creative juices, often made for Mother’s Days. It gave … Continue reading COVID Art: Keep Calm. No Carona (sic).
Outreach. In March COVID times (y’know, back in the day), friends reported that work was crazy, and hours were long. I chilled at home, reading and writing, keeping a low profile. In the last week, I decided to dip my … Continue reading COVID Diaries: Week 9
I am a huge fan of having a personal / professional manifesto. [Definition: “declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer. Promotes a new idea with prescriptive notions for carrying out changes the author believes should be made.”] … Continue reading Work Manifesto for the Pandemic Age.