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Leveling Up Intention in How, When and Where Work is Done

Initially, when I talk to a leader about reimagining how, when and where their people work, they’ll often say, “oh, they already have work flexibility.” They aren’t wrong. According to our 2018 research, 98% of full-time U.S. workers said they had some degree of flexibility in the way they work and manage their lives. What’s missing […]

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The Floodgates Fear

Recently, I met with a forward-thinking leader who recognized his organization had reached a tipping point.  He knew the current approach to flexibility in the way work is done was too random, inconsistent, and organic.  It needed to be more coordinated and strategic to address a variety of business challenges, including attracting and retaining the diverse, knowledgeable talent required […]

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How to Get Middle Managers To Support Flexible Work

Over the years, we’ve succeeded in getting even some of the most skeptical middle managers on board the work flexibility train. But it requires a larger upfront commitment of resources (e.g. time, money, and people) than it takes to write a policy or rely on attrition. However, the return on that investment is a group of middle managers who not only accept work flexibility but understand how to use it as a powerful tool to run their business. Here are five the ways we’ve gotten middle managers to support flexible work. […]

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The Workplace Challenges Political Candidates Have to Address

It’s not your grandpa’s workplace anymore, but if you listen to the presidential and congressional candidates, it’s easy to wonder if they’re aware that it’s 2012, not 1972. This is especially true for issues related to work and life in a modern, hectic, global, high-tech world. Addressing these issues isn’t “nice, but non-urgent.” They directly […]

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How to Use the Manager Flexibility Buy-In Curve to Your Advantage

(Did you receive our How-to “Make Flexibility Real” e-newsletter this week via email?  If you did, the article below would have shown you how to leverage the Manager Flexibility Buy-In Curve.  Plus we shared a case study that’s exclusive to the enewsletter. Click here to sign up!) Sixteen years of anecdotal evidence gathered from helping […]

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Check It Out! Virtual Negotiations Workshop for Women…I’ll be there.

I wanted to share the following information about a virtual negotiations workshop for women that I’m participating in…join me if you need a refresher on how to negotiate what you want and what you are worth!  Scroll down and comment for some free stuff… Did you know?…that women’s failure to negotiate working conditions, salary or […]

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