Letting your mind wander might be exactly what you need in order to regain your focus. It’s just a matter of choosing how and when to indulge in mind wandering. Reading the sports page or checking social media can distract you for half an hour or more, whereas staring out the window until you snap out of your daydream will probably have you back and focusing on your task in just a few minutes. … [Read more...] about Four Strategies To Carve Out Two Really Productive Hours Every Day
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Ministry of Supply Gihan Amarasiriwardena, cofounder and president of Ministry of Supply, has spent the last two weeks thinking about the fundamentals of mask design. He says that, at the most basic level, masks have two features that prevent particles from spreading: fit and filtration. His team is attempting to improve on both. The company, which is based in Boston, is partnering with doctors, design experts at MIT, and MakerHealth, a network that advocates for prototyping of medical devices. … [Read more...] about Masks are badly designed. Can these startups make better ones—and fast?
First calibrate where you are. What’s the highest energy level your team has ever had? What’s an average day like? What’s today? Celebrate the wins that exist. Do fun things with your team. Take a break to treat your team to a movie, or do some charity work together. It can be simple: At LiveOps, we had random Nerf arrow attacks and paper airplane contests; at AdMob, the sales team rang a gong when a big deal was done. It’s especially important to do this when times are hard. Honor special occasions. Welcome everyone and celebrate every new hire. Acknowledge special occasions such as anniversary dates. IBM used to give a gold watch to celebrate 25 years with the company, but most people don’t stay so long with the same company anymore. You don’t have to wait 25 years. You can celebrate every year, and other milestone anniversaries, in small ways by recognizing people’s achievements in all-hands meetings or by writing them thank-you notes. … [Read more...] about How to boost startup morale and learn from ‘whining’ employees
Lastly, the telephoto camera can do 2x optical zoom and 20x digital zoom. With 2x zoom, results are pretty good, while you can go all the way up to 10x zoom and get usable images but keeping the camera stables gets harder as you go past 5x zoom. Night mode on the iQOO 3 5G is only available on the main camera and results are just about average. Photos shot in low light lack details with the night mode only helping in brightening shadows. … [Read more...] about iQOO 3 5G Review: Stands tall as a gaming smartphone but falls short in the camera department
Have you always had a separate work station at home or did you set that up because of the lockdown? Can you share with us how have you set it up?I did not have a separate work station at home. My favourite spot to work in the house has always been the dining table. But in the first week of WFH, I added over 3kgs, snacking the whole day. So I have now moved to a spot on the terrace. It is a tall table, and I think working standing up is much better. … [Read more...] about Virtual Leaders | We face the risk of burning out if the lockdown lasts too long: Nithin Kamath of Zerodha