I have been experimenting with my list of privileges and spaces where people tend to discriminate against me with simple shifts in language. When people correct my pronunciation, I refer to myself as ex-pat (instead of an immigrant). When men refuse to read out loud my Zoom question during a public event I rename myself from Sylwia to Syl (less feminine, easier to read but also more ambiguous, so harder …
The culture that did not work well in “normal times” definitely does not work in the lockdown times. Whatever “natural” ways of connecting with other people we had, we mostly lost it. What does it mean for the “we-care”?
I love this video posted back in March by Simon Sinek’s team on how their weekly online team huddle looks like. Check it out for your inspiration to stay meaningfully connected with your team when working remotely.
A friend of mine asked me today for a few tips on online meetings so I promised to put together this short post. I hope you will find those tips useful.
Here is my response to the Social Dilemma docudrama with useful links to more reviews, trusted people and digital wellbeing tips for people working with children and youth. Let me know what is missing…
People often ask me why I am so open about my emotions online, even as a coach and counsellor. Here is why – my vulnerability helps me heal.
Today I would like to look at a common assumption in our approach to digital wellbeing – the notion of separate reality online and offline.
The Digital Workplace has many definitions, but I like the one suggested by Jean-Michel Lambert because it is simple: “The digital workplace is a working environment, like your physical office or meeting room, but in a digital dimension.” Check out my notes from the Digital Workplace 2020 event.
Activists are often consumed by how others feel — and can forfeit their own safety and/or wellbeing in the process. Learning how to reset, re-energise and maintain good mental health is a basic need for an activist to truly be able to make a change, especially in a noisy online world where causes and movements vie for attention.
So often, our interests centre on creative activity such as music, film, theatre and art. The talented people behind these arts, such as musicians, actors and comedians, have been hit hard by the pandemic. Here is how we can support them.