I like this option because it keeps newsletters from getting lost in the shuffle (or from taking your attention away from more pressing emails) but also keeps them close enough by that you aren’t likely to forget about them. Whenever new newsletters arrive, in fact, you’ll see gentle indications of their presence within your inbox—even though the messages themselves will remain out of the way and detached from everything else. … [Read more...] about Don’t clutter your inbox with newsletters. Use these awesome apps instead
The fact that Trump no longer has access to Twitter should also help matters. The former steak salesman and president can no longer instantly seize control of the national conversation by spreading misinformation or reacting to other news in a way that’s designed to rile up his base. As he demonstrated in his chastened final week in office, without his favorite toy, he has yet to figure out how best to get his every message out into the world with the immediacy and control Twitter provided. … [Read more...] about It’s time to start treating Trump like a fringe cult leader
“Normalize rest as productive and necessary,” says Pleasant. “Encourage your employees to take their PTO without feeling guilty and/or incentivize additional time off for wellness care of their choosing that doesn’t require them to tap into their personal time off.” Dennis encourages partnering with local mental health counselors, therapists, and wellness companies to offer your employees ways to cope with what they had to witness. “Equally, this is a time to center you BIPOC employees, who may be feeling more upset than their white counterparts as they essentially witnessed white privilege and supremacy in a way that is numbing and confronting,” says Dennis. … [Read more...] about 4 steps companies should take in the aftermath of January 6
“With an RNA vaccine, it’s very easy to switch,” says Drew Weissman, an immunologist at the University of Pennsylvania whose early research helped make mRNA vaccines possible. The vaccines contain the genetic instructions for cells in the body to make the spike protein, the part of the virus that invades human cells, helping trigger an immune response so the body is ready to respond if it encounters the actual virus. (Other vaccines, like the one from Johnson & Johnson that is likely to be approved soon, would also be fairly simple to update, though the process would take a few more steps—and thus more time—than the new shots that use mRNA.) … [Read more...] about How easy will it be to update the COVID vaccine if the virus mutates too much?