We made it: Starting 2021 with a new year, new spirit

We made it: Starting 2021 with a new year, new spirit

What started as a normal year abruptly became our most unusual one yet, with an industry-wide pivot to remote work. We worked from home, balancing surreal news updates, homeschool duties, the weight of a pandemic, and—remarkably—a standard workload. (Seriously. Our...
The silent villain of productivity? Context switching

The silent villain of productivity? Context switching

There’s a unique relief to looking at the day’s calendar and seeing big stretches of blank space. Finally, you have time to focus. Right as the code starts flowing, you receive an urgent Slack/Teams message. “Sorry to bother you, but…” You read the message, complete...