The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #8

By: Kelly Meissner on June 5th, 2017

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #8

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Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers

Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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Don’t miss the conclusion to our two-part series on how to achieve more and meet your goals through deliberate practice. Part 2 takes you through six research-backed steps that high achievers use to optimize their learning and skills development.

Missed Part 1? Catch up here > Deliberate Practice: Learn Like an Expert

The Pomodoro Technique: The Tomato-Inspired Productivity Philosophy

It can be tough to focus at work sometimes. Learn how to keep your productivity high with cycles of short, intense work sessions and breaks known as the Pomodoro Technique.

Vitor’s Minimalist Desk

One of Crossover’s developers shares his work-at-home setup and favorite gear.

Top picks from the archives

Agile Working: A Better Flexible Work Model for Workers and Employers

“We have entered an era where work is what you do, not where you go.” Learn about the win-win work model that empowers workers to choose when, where, and how they want to work to meet individual and organizational goals.

Remote Work FAQs Answered

Get your questions answered and figure out if remote work is a good fit for you.


What we’re reading

IBM’s Remote Work Reversal Is a Losing Battle Against the New Normal | Fast Company

Why the company’s recent move to scrap its work-from-home policy isn’t in line with the future of work.

What is the next language you want to learn, and why? | Dev.to

Developers weigh in on the next programming language they want to learn.

37 Simple Daily Behaviors That Will Immediately Free up Hours in Your Weekly Schedule | The Mission

Easy-to-follow tips on making the most of your time—many of which are applicable to crafting a productive workday.


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