Guest posted by Elijah Vieau
There have been some major waves in the last decade around the topic of hacking your brain for optimal neurological performance. Some doctors and scientists even claim that brain hacking is at the frontier of mental illness treatment, with recent connections being made between certain mental disorders and specific brain circuits.
Yay science, right?
But what about those of us (myself included) who can feel overwhelmed by the basic concept of being productive? Or those who can’t seem to focus for more than five minutes at a time without tapping that Instagram icon and scrolling aimlessly?
SaneBox has teamed up with Todoist, 1Password, Droplr, and many more to bring you Productivity Gold, just in time for the new year. It’s the ultimate bundle for making 2019 your most high-performing, creative, and motivated year yet. It includes over $200 in savings and subscriptions from premium productivity services at deep discounts.
The Tech Industry may statistically be a boys club, but women in tech are becoming more prevalent and getting more of their share in the booming industry. However, there’s still a daunting mountain to climb of incorporating more women’s voices in male-dominated companies.
For some context, 57 percent of jobs in the 2017 U.S. workforce are held by women, and 26 percent of tech jobs in the 2017 U.S. workforce were held by women, according to the Department of Labor. However, According to TechCrunch, 74% of young girls expressed interest in STEM and computer science, and only 18% of women hold computer science degrees — a disparity industry leaders should be concerned about.
Study finds boundless workplace expectations leads to stress, anxiety
Wireless internet emancipated us from the doldrums of office space.
If there’s Wi-Fi, an “office” is now simply wherever you are: a coffeehouse, an airport terminal or within the cozy walls of your home. While the choice to work anywhere led to a new age of workplace freedom, along with it came the unfortunate ability of always being available.
It’s never been a more exciting time to be a woman entrepreneur. More and more inspiring women are rising to the ranks of thought leaders in business and tech.
In the past two decades, the United States has seen an increase of 114% more woman-owned firms. Women are also more likely to start a small business than men, according to a study by SCORE that found 47% of female respondents started new companies compared to 44% of male respondents. For even more scope, 2017 had 11.6 million women-owned businesses, employing about 9 million people and generating $1.7 trillion in revenue, according to the U.S. Census Bureau data.
Executive Director of Student Support – Karen Remy-Anderson
North Thurston Public School System in Lacey, WA serves over 14,500 students across 22 schools. Their staff of 2000 is dedicated to providing the highest level of instruction to their students, but they found email was taking away invaluable time—time that could have been spent on education and student support. They needed a solution to their email problem—and they found it in SaneBox.
Losing time to unnecessary emails
North Thurston Public Schools is a school district in the city of Lacey, WA. Currently, the school system has 22 schools; a student body of over 14,500; and a staff of 2000. With so many schools and students to support, the district is always looking for ways to increase productivity and efficiency—and they saw a massive opportunity with their email.
Have you ever received an email that seemed…just a little too good to be true? Maybe a promise of one million dollars from an estate you just happened to be entitled to in some extraordinary person’s will? After you pay an advance-fee, of course. Maybe this video will make you think twice before getting caught on a phisher’s hook.
Don’t be like Michael Scott. “Phishing” is a type of cyber scam that involves sending a fake email (like the “Prince of Nigeria” from the video), dressed up to appear credible, that convinces you to either give up personal information or unknowingly install malware on to your system. This type of scam is tricky, but can be prevented or evaded.