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#WFH Chronicles: What are we doing?

Trying to stay out of a work-from-home funk? It might be as simple as just doing it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: The one where she pleads

Do you want to go back to the office? Me too. That why I wear a mask and stay 6 feet apart......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Am I on mute?

We're six months into this #WFH adventure. Have you noticed that hosting or attending a video meeting still feels a little like herding cats? In the beginning, it made sense that none of us knew what we were doing, because none of us knew wha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Bring on the pumpkin spice

What kind of energy will fall bring in 2020? Please don't let the pandemic ruin that, too......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: A different kind of malady

Unfortunately, I have all the symptoms. Shoulders hunched so high they're starting to look like part of my head. Eyes that flit from visage to visage, looking for any bit of connection. Stifled eye rolls piled up so high in the back of my mind they'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2020

Local HVAC companies merge to become Etairos

When you hear about a polar bear breathing fire, you’re likely to think of something fantastical: a creature you might have read about in a “Chronicles of Narnia” book, or seen on a distant planet in a “Star Trek” film. But it is, in f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Is your company culture safe?

In November, I will celebrate 31 years with this company. I didn't mean to stay this long. It's just that when a company provides you the same challenges and growth opportunities you could get if you left, it's hard to pack up your nicely performing .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 31st, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Time for a mood swing

I'm in a foul mood today and, honestly, it's pretty ridiculous. I have so little to complain about. I'm warm and dry. I have steady work, a roof over my head, good health and people who love me. By just about any measure, I have it good. And ye.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 27th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Time to get the clutter out

A couple of weeks back, I took a vacation. As I've shared before, it was the 2020est vacation ever. It started with a hurricane, ended with an earthquake, and left me with clean closets and cabinets. My office BFF returned on Monday from vacation, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: What we could learn from our kids

My Urchin has started back to school. It's virtual, which seems to suit her fine. She has always been self-motivated when it comes to her schoolwork, and she merged right back onto the highway without her dad or me having to help at all. Over the summe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 20th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Worried about the office of the future

I'm as ready as anyone to go back to the office. But an office environment without opportunity to interact comfortably will be distinguishable from working from home only by the commute......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 17th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: What are we doing?

Trying to stay out of a work-from-home funk? It might be as simple as just doing it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Revisiting the games people play

I'm just back from vacation and I can't seem to get in a groove. During my week away, I was chased inland by a hurricane and awakened by an earthquake. My cabinets and closets were relieved of half their contents. My laundry room got so organized I ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: The field trip edition

I stopped into my office the other day to pick up a couple of things I've been doing without. It was like wandering onto a movie set, or waking up after the Rapture. Like a snapshot of the time before the humans disappeared. My desk looks eerily ou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Taking back some power

If someone had announced that last weekend would be officially named Fall Freakout, it couldn't have been more apt. In my home and in homes across the galaxy, families had to make a decision about which school option to choose for the fall and bey.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Chronicles: Orlando manufacturer laments lost opportunities from scratched trade shows

Hernon Manufacturing is one of Orlando's biggest manufacturers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Lead and we will follow

I've made a life out of being the boss of you. I was bossy on the playground. I was first chair in seventh grade band. Head of my 10th grade cheerleading squad. Goalkeeper of my high school soccer team. Editor of my college magazine. I'm decisive,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: For once, I"m at a loss

For the first time in recent memory, I don't know what to say. My work people will tell you this is remarkable — as in, something to remark upon. Like all of us, I have obvious character traits, some good, some less good. Some of them show up of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: What have we learned?

Someone asked me recently how I think the world will look when the pandemic subsides and this #WFH adventure is over. It's a huge question to contemplate and it's been rattling around in my brain ever since. It's hard to imagine life going back.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2020

Coronavirus Chronicles: Business starts to rebound for Winter Park cybersecurity firm despite pandemic

The business has seen more contracts signed since May......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2020

#WFH Chronicles: Are we really behaving badly?

I suppose it was inevitable that someone would come out with a study that shows most of us are misbehaving during this #WFH adventure. This one, emailed with a cheerful note about the amazing results of this "research," was conducted by a compan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2020