Before Slack. Before Teams. Came Yammer. Microsoft acquired Yammer in 2012 when it still carried the moniker of a social networking company. As a technology and corporate culture, Yammer is forgotten by a whole generation of the IT industry, but the cultural principles are very applicable today.
Here are five things today’s corporate remote work programs can learn from Yammer’s story:
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I’m no stranger to working from my home office space with plenty of pre-pandemic experience. In those days, I had a schedule of taking my laptop to a few choice spots, such as my local Panera and some other locations. Saturday writing day before the pandemic meant going to Caboose Commons – a very cool place – to write my TechTarget articles.
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2021 was another year where the pandemic seemed to call the shots. While I made much progress, the last few months felt like quite a slog.
Here’s my pandemic year in review:
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I went into 2021 with higher hopes for personal publishing than I produced. It’s no big thing. However, I’m sitting on more blog post ideas than I have time or energy to write.
Here are what I refer to as my three personal publishing sins from 2021:
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2021 in some ways, was a repeat of 2020 when it came to work-life balance and joy. While two years of pandemic put me right in the middle on the work from home love/hate scale, I did find some bright spots during the year.
Here are 21 things that brought me joy during the pandemic in 2021:
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