Friday, June 25, 2021

g-f(2)341 The big picture of your life (6/25/2021), NYT, Turn Tech to Your Advantage in the New Hybrid Workplace


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Alert, In a hybrid work situation, respecting boundaries will be crucial, Tiffany Shlain
  • Regardless of our rank in an organization, our time is precious. 
  • When our work is interrupted by a digital distraction like a message, it takes 23 minutes on average to return to the original task, according to one study.
  • There are powerful tools, like scheduling emails and setting a status message, that you can use to let others know you’re busy and to set boundaries.
Lesson learned, A valuable lesson about tech
  • It can be an incredibly useful tool for communicating with colleagues. But when used without care, it can hurt our productivity and our relationships.
Alert, A challenge to figure out what tools to use in which situation
  • With people splitting work hours between office and home, it can be a challenge to figure out what tools to use in which situation.
Lesson learned, Know when to sign off
  • On days when you’re working from home with no physical separation between your work and personal lives, you’ll need to make a more deliberate effort to sign off.
  • Sometimes the best way to set a boundary is to have no tech at all.
Lesson learned, To text, call or Zoom
  • The phone proved to be a superior method for feeling closer to people and enjoying conversations more, according to a study last year by the Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • Another study found that as the use of video-calling exploded in the last year, “Zoom fatigue” became a real concern. 
  • Video calls can get tedious, so they should be used sparingly and mainly when there is a clear purpose for video, Dr. Simon-Thomas said. 


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    Alert, In a hybrid work situation, respecting boundaries will be crucial, Tiffany Shlain
    • Regardless of our rank in an organization, our time is precious. 
    • When our work is interrupted by a digital distraction like a message, it takes 23 minutes on average to return to the original task, according to one study.
    • There are powerful tools, like scheduling emails and setting a status message, that you can use to let others know you’re busy and to set boundaries.
    Lesson learned, A valuable lesson about tech
    • It can be an incredibly useful tool for communicating with colleagues. But when used without care, it can hurt our productivity and our relationships.
    Alert, A challenge to figure out what tools to use in which situation
    • With people splitting work hours between office and home, it can be a challenge to figure out what tools to use in which situation.
    Lesson learned, Know when to sign off
    • On days when you’re working from home with no physical separation between your work and personal lives, you’ll need to make a more deliberate effort to sign off.
    • Sometimes the best way to set a boundary is to have no tech at all.
    Lesson learned, To text, call or Zoom
    • The phone proved to be a superior method for feeling closer to people and enjoying conversations more, according to a study last year by the Journal of Experimental Psychology.
    • Another study found that as the use of video-calling exploded in the last year, “Zoom fatigue” became a real concern. 
    • Video calls can get tedious, so they should be used sparingly and mainly when there is a clear purpose for video, Dr. Simon-Thomas said. 

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Turn Tech to Your Advantage in the New Hybrid Workplace, Brian X. Chen, June 23, 2021, The New York Times, NYT.


ABOUT THE AUTHORS


Brian X. Chen

Brian X. Chen is the lead consumer technology writer for The New York Times. He reviews products and writes Tech Fix, a column about solving tech-related problems. Before joining The Times in 2011, he reported on Apple and the wireless industry for Wired. He lives in San Francisco.


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