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Isolation Reading for the Week of May 25

Every week we’re bringing you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. This week, Craig Blue, our Digital Marketing Coordinator, has chosen Contested Fields: A Global History of Modern Football as his staff pick. Enjoy!

SHIFTing the Mindset During COVID-19: Part 7 “Shifting Aptitude to Sustain Focus”

Over the past two months, Eileen Brown, co-author of Shift: A New Mindset for Sustainable Execution has been writing a new blog series called “SHIFTing the Mindset During COVID-19.” This week, in her penultimate post, she looks at the final “shift” in the Shift-to-Execute framework that calls for focus, a shift that can help organizations to hone in on their highest priority tasks.

Marriage and What It Means Now

The A-Z of Intermarriage, written by Rabbi Denise Handlarski, an intermarried rabbi, is part story, part strategy, and all heart, as well as a coming together of religious source material, cultural context, and personal narrative. In this post, Denise offers us all some advice that can help us through these difficult times.

Isolation Reading for the Week of May 18

Every week we’re bringing you some great books chosen by our staff members for your work-from-home reading. This week, Jane Kelly, our Director of Sales and Marketing, has chosen Creating Healthy Organizations: Taking Action to Improve Employee Well-Being by Graham Lowe as her staff pick.

Homeless in the Time of COVID: What Happens When COVID-19 and a Shelter Crisis Collide

The COVID-19 crisis has had a massive impact on people around the word, but perhaps those most at threat are those who have poor access to food, shelter, and basic hygiene. A.J. Withers, co-author of A Violent History of Benevolence, looks at the crisis facing homeless people in Toronto and other parts of Canada, and examines what can be done to avert the crisis.