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Simple Ways To Reduce Virtual Fatigue for Nonprofit Leaders

Introduction to the series from Computer and Text Neck Stretching Exercises by Desk Yogi

Since the pandemic started and the shift to all virtual, I have found myself sitting in front of a screen for longer stretches. If I don’t take stretch breaks at my desk or encourage everyone to stretch with me during virtual meetings, my neck hurts by the end of the day.… Read More

Five Tips for Nonprofits to Avoid Virtual Fatigue

It is uncertain exactly when we will be able to work together in our offices, although it is clear that our work will involve primarily digital connections with others for a while longer   While the cloud of the global health and financial crisis are weighing on us, the technology we are using as our life line is prompting a new ailment – exhaustion. Read More

Ways To Use Zoom Breakout Rooms To Increase Meeting Engagement

We are only about one month into the world’s largest work from home experiment.  This means spending a big part of our day sitting in front of a screen that looks like the Brady Brunch. It has surfaced a new technology affliction:  Zoom Overload. Read More

The Screen Time Genie: A Bot That’s Help With Your Tech Addiction

Mobile phones and screen can be distracting and overwhelming. Even worse they can be addictive.  Not all technology is bad.  There are apps and other technology tools that can help you create a new habit, healthier habits.

The ScreenTime Genie, a clever chat bot designed by the  BJ Fogg’s Behavioral Science Lab at Stanford can help grant your wish for reduced screen time. … Read More

Nonprofit Professionals: Don’t Let Email Spoil Your Summer Vacation

Mobile phones and 24/7 connectivity blur the lines between personal and work time, especially during summer break or vacation.  And according to recent polls, some 62% of people check their work email while on vacation. And that can ruin your time at the beach and more importantly prevent you from reaping the full benefits of taking break.… Read More