Welcome to The Shift: a thoughtful bi-weekly newsletter helping you to work better, live slower and be happier :)
Humanising the new worlds of work 🤖
Explorations at the intersection of remote work/life, culture, tech and business strategy.
10 Things worth sharing this week
Useful tools and resources for better thinking and decision-making
Inspiring art and design
Fun things to read, do, watch and listen to
Conversations with interesting people
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👋 I’m Nicci—a writer, UXer and content strategist. Founder of Firebird, a product and content studio supporting conscious work and culture.
My mission: make the internet a better place to be. Product and purpose. Craft and community.
I’ve been a remote company of one for 15 years. As a freelance journalist, copywriter and author—in media, marketing, PR and advertising.
Newsletter nerd 🤓 I’ve written 12 books on health and wellness topics.
Now deep-diving into the badass world of UX and Content Design, learning every day.
I’m social media officer at NUJ London Freelance and on the Freelance Industrial Council. I also work a 4-day week.
My passions: French fashion. Verb, flâner, to stroll—roaming and reflecting, slow travel, smart growth in small towns via remote work 👩💻 🏃♀️
Writing online since 1995 ✍️
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