“This pandemic experience is a massive experiment in collective vulnerability. We can be our worst selves when we’re afraid, or our very best, bravest selves. In the context of fear and vulnerability, there is often very little in between because when we are uncertain and afraid our default is self-protection. We don’t have to be scary when we’re scared. Let’s choose awkward, brave, and kind. And let’s choose each other.”
– Brené Brown, Author
What Day Is It?
Writer Steven Johnson is the author of “What Day Is It?” an email series from The Washington Post, who says, “I wanted to figure out why — what factors shape our relationship with time, and whether we have any control over them. I spoke with clinical psychologists and researchers about the different ways the pandemic has warped our sense of time.”
In The News
Sparrows is a new “human network”. They spoke with our founder Jeff Tidwell recently about how resilience and knowing where you’re headed is more important than ever. Read the Interview
Jeff was also a guest of the Tech Inclusion annual conference. He spoke on the topic “The Next Wave of Tech Workers Must Include The Old Wave of Tech Workers”. Watch the Talk
Our Editor in Chief, Carole McManus, was a guest on the Quarantine Book Club. She encourages people to take it easy right now. She says “If there’s one thing to take away from this time it’s a willingness to be resilient and embrace change.” Watch on Instagram
Reviews of Next For Me: A Guide To Change For Everybody
“I was lucky to have a front row seat when the authors built online communities where isolated cancer patients could connect and find support from others. They now bring that human connection to this guide of big ideas for entrepreneurs of all stripes.”
- Clare Martorana, CIO, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
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