The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #10

By: Kelly Meissner on June 19th, 2017

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #10

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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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Eighty-nine percent of people admit to wasting time at work. Chances are, you’re one of them—and are wasting more time than you realize. Get back on track with research-backed tips for planning your workday, managing distractions, and more.

Top picks from the archives

7 TED Talks That Inspire the Future of Work

Discover inspiration for finding that elusive work-life balance, boosting productivity, and reaching your goals with talks from Basecamp co-founder Jason Fried, Scrum inventor Jeff Sutherland, and neuroscientist Dr. Jean-Philippe Lachaux, among others.

Inside Crossover: a Q&A with Software Engineer William Huang

One of our chief software architects shares some of his best tools and tips for working remotely, along with some advice: “Give it a try now — this is the future of work.”


What we’re reading

What Finding Purpose in Your Career Really Means, According to Mark Zuckerberg | The Muse

In a recent commencement speech at Harvard, Zuckerberg offered some advice to students that’s a good reminder for all professionals: a meaningful career isn’t just about personal fulfillment or achievement, but what you can do for others.

Working in Sprints With Regular Breaks Will Totally Transform Your Productivity | Thrive Global

Working too long can be as problematic as working distracted. Learn how to find the right balance of focused work time and breaks with this technique based on your body’s energy cycles.


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