Working Remotely Blog

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Today is About Survival

Things can change in an instant. It's a message learned in mid-March but sometimes we need reminding that we are now in (our own lifetimes anyway) unchartered territory. This article reminds us to take a deep breath, be good to ourselves, and offers resources to face the challenges still ahead of us.

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Working from home can be a challenge, especially in stressful times. This blog offers advice and support, including perspectives from University of Iowa employees developing their own work-from-home routines.
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Today is About Survival

We all need reminders sometimes to breathe, rest, and be grateful. This article shares this and more to explore how and what we can do to survive (and thrive in) another work day.
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My Favorite Virtual Team Builder

Building and sustaining teams is always an ongoing challenge. Building teams virtually is certainly different, so it follows that the team building activities would be too. Here's a favorite activity from Susie Regan.
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Give Me a Break(room)

Where do you congregate when in the office? For some it's the break room. What can we do to mimic the camaraderie gained from those office gatherings? Here's one suggestion.
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