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Create Your Own Personal “Board of Directors”

by Priscilla Claman

Quick Takes

  • Expand the team of people you turn to for professional advice and support
  • Select representatives from all different aspects of your life
  • Tap people you trust, who are interested in you and your family
  • Identify folks with experience or perspectives to share

For most of us, the many roles we play in our lives do not fit into two neat compartments of work and home. Covid-19 brought this into high relief as our pets and families make mostly unintentional guest appearances during our workdays, from the cat that leaps onto your desk to inspect your laptop and join your video meeting to the squabble that erupts in the next room while you’re on a conference call.

As ...

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