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5 tips to boost your productivity while working from home (Part II)

While the global working-from-home phenomenon still prevails, it is crucial to adapt to this new reality and always be on the lookout for new tips that help you boost your productivity whenever you need it.  Part One was all about these 5 tips that may help you raise your productivity […]


5 tips to boost your productivity while working from home (Part I)

Keeping productivity high during a pandemic and especially during a lockdown can be hard to endure. If you have never tried working from home before, separating your professional life from your personal one can be a real challenge as well.  Now that we are in the midst of a second […]


“The most important piece of the puzzle was actually the change of my mindset” – Interview with Stefan Wöhrer

In last month’s article, we saw how to get over mental obstacles for creative-minded people. This month and for the further articles, I want to share real stories from people who made it and took the leap, from quitting their job, to creating their own. Stefan Wöhrer is the founder […]


History on the fly: documenting a pandemic 1

In early 2020, as Covid-19 began shutting down parts of the world, one group of academics was amassing a virtual army of volunteer research assistants to capture data about the policies and measures introduced by governments across the world in response to the pandemic. The CoronaNet Project as it is […]


#leavenoonebehind
why your support matters

Over the last couple of weeks, we have teamed up with #LeaveNoOneBehind to raise awareness for their cause and to explore the topics of social responsibility, how to start a movement and the importance of slacktivism. We discussed why it is important to stay politically active during times of Corona and […]


Solidarity in self-isolation: Why we #leavenoonebehind during a global pandemic

With the invisible threat of covid-19 seemingly all around us, governments all over the world instruct us to shelter in place and wait. We huddle alone, or with friends and family, anxious about the future and what kind of society we will step out into once this is all over. […]


Petitions: A time for Slacktivism

A time for Slacktivism   slacktivism /ˈslaktɪvɪz(ə)m/ Noun INFORMAL the practice of supporting a political or social cause by means such as social media or online petitions. Characterized as involving very little effort or commitment.   There are many positive stories that have emerged from our current scenario. Touching acts […]


#LeaveNoOneBehind
How to start a movement in less than a month

Only four weeks ago Four weeks doesn’t seem like a long time ago. But everyone who has spent the past four weeks in self-isolation will agree, that it feels like an eternity. Even though the Virus had already killed hundreds of people in Italy at that time, most of us […]