This week’s must-reads: How to Avoid Being Unproductive When Working from Home

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology and business. I hope you enjoy them!

10 Positive Updates on the COVID-19 Outbreaks From Around the World (Good News Network) 10 hopeful headlines on the coronavirus to help brighten your newsfeed.

How to be Productive Working from Home (and anywhere else) (Silicon Valley Insiders) Working from home can sound like a dream but it can quickly get unproductive.

Sample Scheduled for Kids Home From School During Coronavirus Outbreak (Huffington Post) Not being in the classroom doesn’t mean kids have to stop learning.

Home-schooling Tweens and Teens During Coronavirus Closings (The New York Times) Advice from experts and home-schoolers on what to do with your children if their schools are closed.

Defining Information (Stratechery) Neither emergent information nor narratives are inherently bad. Both, though, can lead to bad outcomes.

How to Fit Your Blog With the Rest of Your Life (Medim) If you don’t know what role your blog plays in your life, then it’s almost impossible to give it the right priority.

Happy reading!

- Nir

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