The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #9

By: Kelly Meissner on June 12th, 2017

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #9

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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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Eating right: one of the most under-appreciated productivity tips. Learn which foods can power your brain and boost your energy for a better workday.

Top picks from the archives

Women in Tech: Why So Few?

IBM reports that women make up less than 20% of the tech workforce worldwide. We look at some of the statistics and potential causes behind the gender gap in the technology industry.

Don’t “Follow Your Passion”

Author and Georgetown University professor Cal Newport offers some unconventional career advice in his book So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love. We dive into his arguments about why “following your passion” or “doing what you love” isn’t likely to lead to career happiness.


What we’re reading

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking | Quartz

How to organize your life and boost productivity with the “personal kanban” system—a visual to-do list that helps you track your tasks.

Why Remote Work Can’t Be Stopped | Fox Business

Despite tech companies like IBM and Yahoo canceling their remote work policies, remote work is on the rise—even among office workers.


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