How To Stop Meeting Fatigue And Being Overbooked

Before Zoom fatigue there was meeting burnout. The more responsibilities you have, the busier you become. The running joke I hear often from my clients is that if you have a calendar flooded with meetings, you must be in management. Now, a year into the pandemic, things somehow got worse for everyone — more back-to-back calls, double-booked meetings and too many check-ins that could have been handled over emails. All of this doesn’t give us enough time to get work done nor just be ourselves.

How To Reskill For Change By Learning How To Unlearn

Reflecting on the importance and art of reskilling — learning and unlearning — comes at a timely moment. The Covid-19 pandemic has permitted us to learn how important soft skills are, and, more importantly, increased our capability to adapt as fast as we can — which requires both the patience to learn and the humility to unlearn what we knew before. And as more jobs are opening up and more people are leaving jobs and launching new companies, it’s time to invest in our unlearning capabilities to reskill for change.

AAPI Spotlight: 4 Ways to Innovate More While Having Less Meetings (Even Remotely)

During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, WBENC is celebrating the immense contributions Asian American and Pacific Islander women entrepreneurs have made to our nation and the WBENC network. Check back for more AAPI Spotlight posts this month, brought to you by the WBENC Women of Color Program. We invite you to champion and uplift AAPI voices with us this month.

THOUGHTFUL TIMES REQUIRE THOUGHTFUL COMMUNICATION

//Originally published in Forbes.// It’s only been a few hours since the event started, yet hundreds of business leaders are buzzing with conversations. The energy in the room is different — warm, human, genuine. You wouldn’t have known that most were strangers not so long ago.

THE THREE QUESTIONS EVERY INNOVATOR MUST ASK WHEN BUILDING A MEANINGFUL COMMUNITY

//Originally published in The Renewal Project// The first time I heard the word “community building” I was a student. I remember wondering why the word building was important. As someone who loved being part of communities and contributing to them, I tended to think more about being a valuable participant and less about actually building a community. That has shifted for me through my work with InnovatorsBox.

THE ART OF GIVING AND RECEIVING FEEDBACK

//Originally published in Forbes.// It’s only been a few hours since the event started, yet hundreds of business leaders are buzzing with conversations. The energy in the room is different — warm, human, genuine. You wouldn’t have known that most were strangers not so long ago.

THE POWER OF CO-CREATING: NEW WAYS FACILITATING TRAININGS AND PROGRAMS

//Originally published in Forbes.// It’s only been a few hours since the event started, yet hundreds of business leaders are buzzing with conversations. The energy in the room is different — warm, human, genuine. You wouldn’t have known that most were strangers not so long ago.