MEMO

Issue #225

Make me think!

Until recently everyday objects were shaped by their technology. The design of a telephone was basically a hull around a machine. The task of the designers was to make technology look pretty.

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Lessons in remote management from the leaders of global teams

Quartz has written extensively about the best practices for managing employees who are working from home. But the coronavirus pandemic has upped the stakes. For our field guide on borderless teams we asked experts and leaders about the elements of global teams that, when managed well, can be instructive for the leaders of any remote team.

How I remember everything I read

What makes a good life?

Robert Waldinger: What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness.


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