Work in the Post-COVID19 World

There are very few people I care about, but​ my childhood best friend, April, is one of them​.  When she told me she had COVID-19, I was terrified. She has since recovered, and I am happy she is okay.  ​ Her experience, as well as so many others, got me thinking about the world of work post-COVID19. Before…

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How to Approach Layoffs at Your Organization

The coronavirus has triggered unprecedented layoffs around the globe. On the week of April 4th, 2020, unemployment claims in the US reached 6.6 million. And as the economic ramifications of the global shutdown echo for the rest of the year, organizations will continue to pare down their employees to fit their budgetary needs. You might…

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Just Shut Up And Write the Book!

Ever since I was a little kid, I wanted to be a writer. It turns out I’m terrible at fiction and poetry. But, I naturally found this form of writing called blogging, and it suited me well. I’m pretty good at it. I decided that I’d take this style of blogging and write some nonfiction.…

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A New Form of Privilege

COVID-19 is ushering in a new form of privilege.   There are four adults in my home. We have five vehicles.  Late Wednesday night, I was driving home, sitting at a stoplight, and a bus came through the intersection. The header on the front of the bus said: “Essential Travel Only.”  On the bus, there…

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