Episode 203 – Dear Peter

Adam Bell and Peter Nikolaidis
The Blurring The Lines Podcast

AI Summary:
Peter and Adam discussed various topics ranging from their recent travels for work to their favorite Christmas movies and music. They also talked about their experiences with open enrollment and health insurance, with Peter opting for flexibility and Adam expressing frustration with the high cost of his family’s health insurance plan. Additionally, they discussed their love for running and staying active, as well as their favorite comedians and upcoming comedy shows they plan to attend.

The two also discussed communication tactics and the importance of being considerate of others’ time, particularly in the case of last-minute cancellations. They also talked about the use of SMS for MFA and the security concerns surrounding it, emphasizing the need for users to take necessary precautions to protect their accounts. Finally, they discussed the future of remote work and predicted that hybrid work will become the norm, with occasional in-person connectivity being beneficial.

Overall, the meeting covered a wide range of topics, from personal interests to professional concerns. Despite the lighthearted nature of some of the discussions, there were also important takeaways related to communication, security, and the future of work.

Chapters:

Catching up on Travel and Work 0:02

Open enrollment for health insurance
Open Enrollment and Health Insurance Discussion 3:08

Running and Racing Plans 8:00

Running and fitness
Christmas Movies and Music 11:44

Christmas movies and music
Comedy Show Discussion 16:02

Complaints and Business Partnerships 19:09

Scheduling Woes 21:53

SMS for MFA and Security Concerns 27:35

SMS for MFA (multi-factor authentication)
Meeting Expectations for Small vs. Medium Businesses 35:06

The Future of Remote Work 41:25
Remote workforce and hybrid work models

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Peter Nikolaidis
https://YogaWithPeter.com
https://friendswithbrews.com
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Adam Bell
Sublime Computer Services
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https://rrlavenderfarm.com
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