[Video] Justin Rosenstein, Co-Founder at Asana
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Check out our favorite mind, body, and soul reads from the culture space and our community.
6 Must Reads to Make Self-Care Your Competitive Advantage
First Round Review
"The term "self-care" gets thrown around a lot these days, and is often used to describe getting enough sleep and exercise, eating clean, maybe throwing in some meditation for good measure. And yes, all of those things are good and helpful for keeping your mind and body on track. But we want to offer a more expansive definition. Self-care is about harnessing your energy for productive good. And if that's the case, then practicing self-care requires a lot more than physical maintenance, and is truly about staying engaged with, curious about, and compelled by what you're doing every day."
High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It
Harvard Business Review, Laura Delizonna (friend of our community)
"There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be punished when you make a mistake."
Google’s head of People Analytics talks making work better [VIDEO]
Re:Work, with Google
"When Prasad Setty joined Google ten years ago to build its People Analytics team, he envisioned a workplace where all people-related decisions would be made by data and analytics. If algorithms were spitting out search terms, why couldn’t we use them to make decisions for and about our people? Setty soon discovered that this was the wrong approach."
Eliminating the Human
MIT Technology Review, David Byrne
"We are beset by—and immersed in—apps and devices that are quietly reducing the amount of meaningful interaction we have with each other...I’m not saying that many of these tools, apps, and other technologies are not hugely convenient. But in a sense, they run counter to who we are as human beings."
Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
The Atlantic, Jean M. Twenge
"More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis. "