How to improve your writing: partner with a robot

How to improve your writing: partner with a robot

Read any blog posts or articles by Liam Porr, Adolos, or GPT-3 lately? GPT-3 is a robot working with Porr, a computer science undergraduate student at UC Berkeley, and his pseudonym Adolos. More formally, GPT-3 is Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3, an...

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Do you care if you have no summer memories?

Do you care if you have no summer memories?

What do you think you’ll remember from the summer of 2020 – other than the weirdness? This isn’t a trick question, but it could be.  This summer may end up being a black hole for your memories – especially if you’re still working at home and keeping a low social...

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How to work smarter when your brain is fatigued

How to work smarter when your brain is fatigued

If you’ve got a brain and live on Planet Earth, face the facts: you’ve got to deal with “Covid-19 brain” for the foreseeable future. Covid-19 brain is real, according to Dr. Hilke Plassmann, a neuroscientist at INSEAD. She coined the term to call attention to how the...

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Want to improve yourself? Get a coach!

Want to improve yourself? Get a coach!

What’s the most honorable profession? Coaching, according to Tony Stubblebine, the founder of Lift, a technology-based habit-tracking company. In early 2015, he pivoted Lift into Coach.me to help ambitious people work with coaches to start and sustain the...

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Want to be more empathetic? Try “perspective getting”

Want to be more empathetic? Try “perspective getting”

Are you still following the principles of Dale Carnegie’s best-seller How To Win Friends and Influence People,  first published 84 years ago? If so, it’s time to update your playbook, especially around Principle 8. Principle 8 is to “Try honestly to see things from...

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Why and how to help your “Covid-19 brain”

Why and how to help your “Covid-19 brain”

“Are you back at work?” -- a recent message from a LinkedIn contact. Reading those five words immediately triggered my “Covid-19 brain.“ My annoyance level soared. What an insensitive thing to write, I thought. Since I’ve had a home office for years, it was simple to...

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How to be a better ally: improve your listening

How to be a better ally: improve your listening

Have you been searching the terms “allyship” and “being an ally” on Google the past month? If so, you’re not alone. According to the NeuroLeadership Institute in 3 Myths About Allyship—and What Research Says Instead, Google Trend data shows  that “allyship” has been...

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