In episode 4 of the RFC Podcast, Chris and John talk about some interesting takes on using social media to stay connected to your community, as well as other methods they make sure not to feel isolated. Some of the topics include how Social Media can affect your happiness, how working remotely can make it easy to feel alone (even when you’re part of a team), and ways you can make sure you are always connected to people smarter than you are, in your field.
Some of the sites and articles mentioned:
- Meetup.com for finding groups near you, with your interests
- Habits of successful distributed teams from Inc.com
- Happiness Research Center study on quitting Facebook by QZ.com
- Chris mentioned WordCamps for WordPress specific events: central.wordcamp.org
What We’re Reading:
Chris and John are both currently reading Marking for Developers by Justin Jackson