The services sector has been the worst hit. Consider, for instance, the services sector PMI in Italy, which plunged to a record low of 17.4 in March, down from 52.1 in February. A reading below 50 indicates contraction from the previous month, while one above 50 denotes expansion. Even Germany and Japan, countries that have managed the epidemic relatively better, saw their services sectors shrink substantially in March. A steep recession in much of the world is in the offing. … [Read more...] about Moneycontrol Pro weekender | Will April be the cruellest month?
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This more emotional aspect of collaborative projects is something most creative-minded professionals are especially good at. It’s been my experience that creative people are generally more empathetic, and at least one study bears that out. In that research, participants were quizzed on their past creative works, their strongly held opinions, and their personal attributes. The results showed a high correlation between empathy and creativity and a connection, on the other end of the spectrum, between a lack of empathy and narrow-minded, dogmatic thinking. … [Read more...] about How To Use Empathy To Get What You Want
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After the surgery, her doctor informed her that she actually had breast cancer, but they caught it when it was at stage 0. Campoverdi’s decision to take the preventive action ended up saving her life. After the diagnosis, “I realized it wasn’t just about lowering my risk of cancer,” she says. It was about being able to take care of herself mentally, physically, and spiritually. When she was growing up as the daughter of immigrants from Mexico, taking care of one’s health and wellness was considered a luxury, and mental health was not something that was really talked about. “[Things like] processing past traumas, finding ways to bring joys into your life, I don’t see a lot of folks in our community talking about those things,” she says. … [Read more...] about I was skeptical of group life-coaching, until I tried one geared at WOC
But the greatest turnaround might be that of Facebook. The service has long been in a quiet decline, especially among younger users, be it from widespread knowledge that the company has been irresponsible with our data, competitors (even those it owns) like Instagram and WhatsApp, or just a wave of people trying to digitally detox for their own mental health. However, Facebook usage has surged in every country affected by COVID-19 by a reported 50%. As the NYT put it, “Coronavirus ended the screentime debate. Screens won.” Indeed, with so little face time with friends, and so little reliable information coming from our government, the big blue social network seems more irresistible than ever. … [Read more...] about The rise of quarantine UX: How COVID-19 has upended the very idea of convenience