What We Read in August 2020

September 9, 2020 | News

Nearly every day, Rosov Consulting team members share articles and blogs of interest on one of our many Slack channels, #RosovReads. We find some of these articles to be so insightful, informative, or even surprising that we want to share them more broadly to help our colleagues and partners. Enjoy some of August’s #RosovReads.

This Company’s New 2-Sentence Remote Work Policy Is the Best I’ve Ever Heard
Inc. explains why Siemens’s new remote work policy is a master class in emotional intelligence, as it 1) Focuses on outcomes rather than time spent in the office; and 2) Reflects the company’s trust in and desire to empower employees.

Reimagining Work: Step 1
Forbes features a column on how asynchronous collaboration can help people leverage these extraordinary circumstances to reinvent work and make it better than ever.

Chicago’s Federation nailed its COVID-19 response. Now it wants other cities to follow its lead.
The Forward covers how the Jewish United Fund of Chicago is reporting remarkable success in how it helps local organizations meet their community’s needs.

One Berkeley man’s quest to save Poland’s Jewish cemeteries
The Jewish News of Northern California features how a former wetlands ecologist in the Army Corps of Engineers, is using his expertise in navigating bureaucracy for a new purpose: helping descendants of Polish Jews work with officials in Poland to restore abandoned, often decrepit Jewish cemeteries.