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Work From Home Hacks From Female Leaders

Published on: Apr 24, 2020fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
Work from Home Hacks from Female Leaders
The Story

COVID-19 is changing the way we work and live.

Tell me more.

Some major American companies (think: Facebook, Google, Twitter, Amazon) are having most of their employees work remotely.

I've never worked from home before. Got advice?

On our weekly podcast, Skimm’d from the Couch, we talked to female executives and leaders to get their tips on how they’re still getting it done. Even on Zoom.

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Have A Routine.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg knows she needs at least seven hours of sleep a night. And while working from home, she says it’s important to keep up a daily routine, which includes getting rest and exercise. Listen to more from Sheryl here.

Build Your Skills.

If you want to improve your writing or learn to cook, now could be a good time to dive in. Actress Laura Prepon is encouraging people to dive into a new professional or personal skill they want to learn or brush up on. Episode dropping 5/6.

Parent Practically.

Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen knows it's tough to be a working parent when you have kids at home. Her advice? Cut yourself some slack and don’t sweat the small stuff. Episode dropping 6/10.

Take Breaks.

Take breaks to beat the afternoon slump. Cisneros CEO Adriana Cisneros is breaking up her day by exercising midday or running around with her kids. Listen to more from Adriana here.

Recreate Meetings Virtually.

Keep up with your workplace traditions and routine. Quibi CEO Meg Whitman is recreating in-person company meetings online, including a weekly breakfast she hosts for employees. Except now it’s BYO(Coffee). Listen to more from Meg here.

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