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Flexible Work Myth Busters and WTF is Asynchronous Work

I always appreciate the opportunity to bust myths about flexible work with Digiday’s WorkLife Managing Editor Jessica Davies. Two of the myths we explored in her latest feature included, “Flexibility means working at home” and “It’s an HR problem to solve.” The first myth is rooted in the continued focus on location and believing hybrid and […]

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Learn to Be More Flexible When $h*t Happens

Recently, I was on the Flip the Tortilla podcast with the impressive Denice Torres, and I loved our fun and insightful conversation so much that I wanted to share some highlights with you!Denice is a former Fortune 500 executive turned entrepreneur and board member.  During her time at Johnson & Johnson, she rose through the ranks to serve as […]

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Stop Leading with Number of Days in the Office

There’s a lot of debate lately about how many days in the office is ideal for employees and employers. It’s accelerated as we slowly move forward from the past two years where many had to work from home 100% of the time. I’ve become increasingly concerned that narrow focus is causing unnecessary conflict and keeping too many organizations stuck. Finally, last week, when the Wall Street Journal […]

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What is asynchronous work?

I recently chatted with Digiday‘s WorkLife editor Jessica Davies about asynchronous work and the confusion surrounding this term as part of their “WTF…” series (that title is so apropos for this era of change!) “The confusion is occurring because not everyone has understood that to make it work well, you need to set some guardrails on how it’s […]

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What’s driving the four-day work week movement?

What’s driving the most recent global demand for four-day work weeks (a concept that seems to resurface every couple of years)? I explained in an NBC Nightly News story that aired while I was on vacation, and before four-day work week legislation was introduced in California. First, there’s the “cry for better boundaries” around work hours that’s only been […]

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Why is the shift to work+life “fit” so powerful?

Why do we need to move beyond the limits of work-life “balance?” And why is the shift to work+life “fit” so powerful? This… Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson bravely shared the following at her confirmation hearing: “I know it has not been easy as I have tried to navigate the challenges of juggling my career and […]

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