In May 2020 I wrote an article on “the five things you must do to get ready to work at the office again,” thinking that normal, in-office work was just around the corner. Wow, was I wrong. Here we are 14 months later, just coming off another national level 4 lockdown. We’ve all made and unmade plans this year in our career and personal lives. We’ve postponed meetings and conferences. Cancelled travel plans.

This, combined with unrest in our country, as well as cold days with uncertain electricity supply, has made for some dark days (quite literally). ..

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