The core of wellbeing, productivity and health in uncertain times

by Brendon Livingstone on 11/05/2020 10:00

Brendon and daughter Chelsea doing a HIIT workout at home

This article is republished from my original The core of wellbeing, productivity and health in uncertain times post in LinkedIn. 

We've all been through some big changes over the last few weeks, and a different way of life and uncertainty is set to continue over the coming weeks and months even as we go into an eased set of restrictions in Level 2.

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Sustaining our new ways of working

by Kirsten Eriksen on 08/04/2020 10:00

This article is republished from my original Sustaining our new ways of working​ post in LinkedIn.

Most of Equinox IT has effectively been in lockdown since we did our Remote Working test a little over two weeks ago. As we approach what is hopefully the midpoint in this phase 4 lockdown as a nation, I can see a few things coming through, references to Groundhog Day are pretty blatant, but there are also many more subtle signs that it's becoming a bit of a strain. This isn't good for anyone as at a minimum we have two more weeks of this, and most people agree, likely more.

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Using basic prioritisation rules to improve self-organisation when working from home

by Carl Weller on 30/03/2020 10:00

This article is republished from my original Using basic prioritisation rules to improve self-organisation when WFH​ post in LinkedIn.

In my last post I covered using a visual work board to improve communication on teams (newly) working from home. Today I'm adding to that with simple ways to set priority so your team can make the right decisions about which task to do next.

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Managing anxiety in these unprecedented times

by Kirsten Eriksen on 24/03/2020 11:00

The view from my impromptu home office

This article is republished from my original Managing anxiety in the unprecedented times post in LinkedIn.

The world is currently experiencing an unprecedented situation. Many of you will be experiencing anxiety on scale for the first time in your lives. As someone who deals with anxiety daily, I'd like to share a few thoughts and tips on how to mindfully navigate through this scary situation.

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How visual workflow management can help your team collaborate remotely

by Carl Weller on 23/03/2020 11:00

This article is a modified version of my original How visual workflow management can help your team get through 'Working from Home'​ post in LinkedIn.

There's a funny thing about knowledge work; its invisible, sometimes even when it is done. It's sitting in a report or on a hard drive. It's not like a physical thing in a workshop or factory. We can't see where work is flowing, where it gets stuck, where our teammates need a hand. This will be even more of an issue with many teams transitioning to using new cloud-based platforms that enable remote working or working from home.

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