The Teachings of a Global Epidemic

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The world is eagerly trying to get back to its feet. It is clear that people need to secure their livelihoods, put food on their tables, and get back to business, but I wonder, have we learned the lessons the coronavirus crisis tried to teach us? What if the pandemic has yet to fulfill its […]

8 Reasons Shy People Make Great Partners.

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“So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would open up, unfolding quite wonderfully, if only you were interested in them.” — Sylvia Plath A young man I worked with had extreme social anxiety. He was terrified of parties, paranoid about being negatively judged, avoided any form of social interaction. […]

10 Skills You Can Master During Isolation

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Much of the American workforce is now working from home due to self-isolation. Most of that group will feel complacent, as they’re being just productive enough to get by. But you’re not “most of the American workforce,” you’re an entrepreneur, and it’s in your DNA to go above and beyond. That said, why not use […]

Can Your Pet Contract Coronavirus? Can You Get It From Them?

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Humans and animals share many diseases. As dramatically shown by the tigers that tested positive in the Bronx Zoo, the coronavirus is one of them. Many are wondering if and how the novel coronavirus affects our household pets, like cats and dogs. Can my cat or dog become infected with SARS-CoV-2? The answer is yes. […]

9 Lessons That Made Me a Better Remote Worker.

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With more and more people working remotely at least some of the time, more employees are experiencing that things change when there’s no office. Dynamics, habits and workflows change in a remote organization. Some changes are obvious, but others are subtle. As an employee in a fully remote company for the last few years, I’ve […]

Research Suggests Many Have Had COVID-19 With No Symptoms.

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A flood of new research suggests that far more people have had the coronavirus without any symptoms, fueling hope that it will turn out to be much less lethal than originally feared. While that’s clearly good news, it also means it’s impossible to know who around you may be contagious. That complicates decisions about returning […]

7 Predictions for a Post-Coronavirus World.

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Remote work, automation, and telemedicine could soon become the new normal. The coronavirus pandemic will be remembered as a world-reordering event. Like the Great Depression, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the 2008 global financial crisis, it will accelerate social and economic changes that would otherwise have taken years to materialize. However long it […]

Amazon Hiring 75,000 Employees To Keep Up With Pandemic Demand.

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Amazon plans to hire 75,000 more workers to meet increased demand for household essentials and other goods due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, Amazon also said it has hired 100,000 new workers for its distribution centers since announcing plans to do so in mid-March. They said they now expect to spend more than $500 […]

Books to Read While Social Distancing

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As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to halt our freedom to partake in activities outside of our homes, many are seeking various forms of entertainment while staying put. While most of us are watching television shows, putting down the remote and picking up a good book might be the respite we need over the next few […]