The Experience of You

Completely remote communication is new for many of us. The ways in which we’ve reshaped our lives, jobs, and society are all new. And at the core of it all – you are new – or rather, how people perceive, connect, and experience you are.  Prior to this shift, it was easy to hide … Continue reading

Tell Them About Your L Train

Tell Them About Your L Train The shock of this pandemic, the confusion it has caused, and the fear that has resulted have rattled society’s foundations. To say emotions are running high is an extreme understatement. New York’s Governor, Andrew Cuomo, knows this. He is hyper-aware that his constituents are … Continue reading

Fear

Some people literally feel no pain. The technical term is Congenital Insensitivity to Pain (CIP). CIP is dangerous because it leads people to hurt themselves. Pain is the body’s way of telling us to be careful. In this new, work-from-home world filled with video calls, it’s increasingly clear that many people have … Continue reading

Say Yes to Physical Distancing, No to Social Distancing

As we confront the Coronavirus, physical separation is essential, a non-negotiable strategy. Social distancing is the opposite: unnecessary and complicating. We mustn’t confuse the two. In her now-famous Ted Talk, Brene Brown states that human beings are social animals. We fear disconnection and isolation. The idea of distancing ourselves socially runs … Continue reading