ARTICLE OF THE MONTH: "The Secret to Making Zoom Meetings Meaningful for You and Your Coworkers" by Adam Grant
Many of us are now working at home due to the pandemic. To our surprise, we’re seeing our coworkers more than ever before — but as tiny heads on our laptops in video meetings. Instead of bringing us closer together, all this online togetherness can sometimes make us feel miles apart, literally and emotionally.
On a recent episode of his TED podcast WorkLife, organizational psychologist Adam Grantexplores the general phenomenon of loneliness in the workplace (listen here to learn strategies that can help you create more meaningful relationships with your colleagues).
Quiz: Are You a Procrastinator or a Pre-crastinator?
We're all somewhere on the spectrum that runs from pre-crastination — starting tasks ahead of time and completing them way before they're due — to procrastination. Which end are you closer to? You're a few minutes away from finding out with this quiz from Adam Grant, organizational psychologist and host of the Worklife podcast (produced by TED).
Join Us for the TLP Workload Management Webinar Series
The T2 Center's Transportation Leadership Program (TLP) is offering a webinar series for the popular Workload Management workshop, on August 19, 2020.
This module is designed to assist participants in developing skills to increase efficiency, productivity and results in the workplace. Participants will gain tips to minimize procrastination, increase workplace effectiveness and identify strategies to stay focused. Discussion will also focus on telecommuting and the special considerations of working virtually.
Session topics will include:
Creating realistic calendars
Brain spikes and storing information in a way that can be accessed quickly
This is a TLP elective. All Cohorts and TLP alumni are invited to register.