Tools for Working Virtually

As we navigate these difficult times, we must take the time to nourish our souls and bodies.  Below are resources to help you maintain your well-being and even grow as a person.


Work-Life Integration*

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Gatherings, Podcasts & Webinars

JPRO Network Master Class
Excel Ignite: 3 Proven Skills to Reclaim 45 Minutes a Day
The skills to eliminate manual and repetitive tasks so that you can get back to the creative and strategic work you were hired for in the first place.
Tuesdays, November 10, 17, and 24 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Shir Aviv will teach you how to reclaim 45 minutes per day by using Excel more efficiently. Maybe pandemic conditions have made it essential that you can get more done in less time, or maybe you want to make yourself more marketable as you prepare for your next great thing: either way, this Master Class is for you.

Jewish Together
Rise: A Real Lift for Out-of-Work Jewish Community Professionals
We know this is a tough time. You’re a valued member of our community and we’re not going to let you down. Powered by the Jewish Federations of North America and JPRO NetworkRise is here to provide Jewish community professionals like you with a breadth of resources, tools, and support to lift you up during this economic downturn and get you back on your career path.

Stop Zoning Out on Zoom
Sarah Gershman from The Green Room and John Gill (podcast)

9 Brilliant Virtual Meeting Tips in Under 9 Minutes (video)

Impact Coaching
Back to Work Bootcamp

Center for Creative Leadership
Harness the Power of Virtual Training (On Demand. 30 minutes)
Virtual Teamwork: How to Make It Work for Your Organization (On Demand. 1 hour)

Virtual Pizazz for Teachers and Facilitators (The Ringel Group – Rae Ringel)
Presence and Mindset
Designing for Success
Tools for Engagement: Zoom Chat
Tools For Engagement: Webcams
Disruptive Behavior

Focal Point Productions – Marty Jenoff
Tips for Getting the Best Camera and Audio Results Using Video Conferencing Apps 


NOW Associations
Six Ideas for Adding a Tangible Element to your Virtual Event
How to Look Your Best
Three Strategies for Building Remote Work Rituals

How to Make Zoom Training Sessions more Interesting

25 Ways to Make Your Zoom Meetings Awesome!

Business Watch Network
Helping Remote Workers Avoid Burnout
5 Tips for Creating Boundaries While Working from Home
5 Ways Good Leaders Can Digitally Disrupt
Return to Work Challenges

Impactful Coaching
How to Identify (and then do) your Most Important Tasks

Training for Change

Dan Pink
Daily Planner (downloadable tool)

Yale Medicine
8 Tips for Working from Home with Kids During Covid-19

Running an Effective Virtual Meeting
Questioning Techniques Video

5 Ways Science Shows Us How To Work Better Virtually
The Impact of the Coronavirus on HR and the New Normal of Work

Harvard Business School
The New Rules for Remote Work: Pandemic Edition

Harvard Business Review
How To Network When There are no Networking Events
5 Ways to Demonstrate Your Value- Remotely
5 Steps to Stay Focused When Teaching Online
How to Get People to Actually Participate in Virtual Meetings
15 Questions about Remote Work Answered  

5 Words that Make your Emails Sound Indecisive and Wishy-Washy
How to Best Take Advantage of Any Extra Time
Bestselling Author Nir Eyal: How to Eliminate Distractions
For the Most Productive Workday, Science Says Make Sure to Do This
Jim Kwik’s 5 Tips for Optimizing Your Brain
Why Remote Work Beats Working in an Office
New to Running a Remote Team? Top Advice for Founders
1 Email Every Remote Leader Should Send Each Week
3 Rules to Uphold When Managing a Remote Team
5 Ways to Get Focused When You’re Working From Home (Even During a Pandemic)
LinkedIn’s CEO Just Shared the Best Work at Home Advise You’ll Read Today

Emerald Works
8 Top Tips to Work Well From Home

The Muse
4 Ways to Prove Your Productivity When Working From Home
17 Tech Tips and Tricks to Make Working From Home More Productive (and Fun)

Spiritualizing Job Loss
Taking Your Zoom Programs to the Next Level
10 Critical Insights for Successful Online Gatherings
Resources for Online Meetings, Classes, and Events 

The Management Center
5 tips for Managing remotely During COVID-19

Priya Parker
The Art of Gathering

The New York Times
How To Succeed in your Office When there is no Office
How to Politely Decline a Call During Quarantine