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Called “one of the smartest, sophisticated thinkers” by The New York Times, Cali Williams Yost has been a pioneering expert on flexibility in the workplace and managing work and life in the new economy for nearly two decades.

She offers dynamic, credible, often-contrarian, expert insights for news/feature articles and broadcast and digital programming.

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TODAY Show "All Work and No Play"

TODAY Show " How to Balance Work and Life at 50"

WSJ Live Lunch Break: Is Carlos Slim's Three-Day Work Week Realistic?

Xerox's "Real Business": Work-Life Issues for Men--A Conversation About Breaking the Silence

BloombergTV "Why Is 'Work-from-Home' Dominated by Men?"

TODAY Show "Helping a Teleworking Consultant #DoingItAll"

TODAY Show "Helping a Small Business Owner #DoingItAll"

TODAY Show "Ask the Experts--#DoingItAll Help-a-thon"

Huffington Post Live "How the Four-Day Workweek Could Revolutionize American Work Culture"

Better TV "How to Tweak the Way Work Fits into Your Life" / Host Audra Lowe's "The Lowe Down"

CNBC's Street Signs "Why Vacation is a Strategic Business Imperative"

TODAY Show "How to TWEAK Your Way Through Big Life Changes"

WNYC's The Greene Space "How Tech Is Changing the Way We Work"

Fox and Friends "Yahoo's Decision to End Telework"

Chicago TODAY NBC Channel 5 TWEAK IT "How to"

Levo League "Office Hours"-- 7 Secrets to Manage Work and Life

Huffington Post Live "TWEAK Your Life"

Huffington Post Live "The Importance of Down Time"

Huffington Post Live "Rethinking Work-Life Balance"

CNN Headline News

Fox Business News


NPR--All Things Considered "Silicon Valley Companies Add New Benefit for Women: Egg-Freezing

NPR--All Things Considered "Telework: Not Just for Moms and Millennials"

WSJ MarketWatch "The average telecommuter isn't who you think it is"

Federal News Radio "Telework Policy Isn't Enough: Government Workers Also Need to "Tweak" Their Work+Life Fit

Voice of America--Straight Up with Chris: Tweak It--Fitting Work and Life Together

Employee Benefits News "How Work-Life Balance is Like a Buffet"

Milwaukee Public Radio "Can't Get It All Done? 3 'Tweaks' to Your Work, Life Routine"

SXSW Interactive 2013: "Your Desk Job, Makes You Fat, Sick and Dead"

Minnesota Public Radio "What is the Future of Workplace Flexibility?"

NPR's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED "To Become One Yahoo, Tech Company Bans Telecommuting"

WSJ's MarketWatch "Why Yahoo's Telecommuting Ban Isn't a Surprise"

The Leonard Lopate Show: "TWEAK Your Work and Life"

CoHealth Checkup Radio: "Resolving the Work vs. Life Conflict"

MarketWatch Radio

NPR's Morning Edition

Online/Print Articles

Harvard Business Review: Design a Work Life Improvement Project
April, 2015

The Globe and Mail: Don't Knock Those Seeking Greater Balance
April, 2015 Work-Life Balance Must to Boost Productivity
April, 2015

Fast Company: 5 Ways Executives Executives Can Make Work-Life Balance Better for Their Employees
March, 2015

Fortune: Work-life balance is dead--here's why that might be a good thing
March, 2015

Wall Street Journal: Rethink Your After-Work Routine to Make the Transition Home a Happy One
February, 2015 5 Female Career Experts You Need to Follow on Twitter
January, 2015 The Simple Calendar Strategy to Achieve Work-Life Balance
January, 2015 8 of the Best Quotes About Flexible Work
November, 2014

MercuryNews: Criticism of Apple and Facebook's egg freezing benefit is misguided
October, 2014

BostonGlobe: Egg freezing is a great perk, but it can't be the only offering
October, 2014 10 Rules of Engagement to Avoid Flexible Work Failure
September, 2014

Boston Globe: Work-life does not imply age, gender, or parenthood
August, 2014

BBC Capital: Do shorter workdays really make us more productive?
July, 2014 Work-life balance not just a women's issue
June, 2014 5 Reasons We're Still Reading "Have It All" Stories
June, 2014 More Women Starting Business Isn't Necessarily Good News
June, 2014 Workplace Flexibility--Its Time Has Come
June, 2014 7 Ways to Get Out of Work Earlier Today
June, 2014 Small Steps to Take Control-Cali Yost
June, 2014 Your Work-Life Balance Should Be Your Company's Problem
June, 2014 Next Avenue: Flexible Work--Is It Lip Service From Employers?
June, 2014 What Single Policy Could Ease Americans' Time Crunch?
June, 2014 8 Surprising Places to Get Work Done
June, 2014 Training people to handle flexibility can help workers, companies
June, 2014 Employees Face Work-Life Flexibility Obstacles
May, 2014 Is Your Manager Becoming Less Committed to Telework?
May, 2014 The Good and Bad News About Flexible Work for Boomers
May, 2014 Miami Dolphins Scout Tending Ill Wife Moves to Sue After Firing
May, 2014 Survey shows work-life flexibility trend is "almost perfectly ambivalent"
May, 2014

Zocalo Public Square: Your Life Doesn't Have to Be Completely Insane
May, 2014 Workplace Flexibility Common; Training in Its Use Is Not
May, 2014 6 Ways to Make Telework Better
May, 2014 Men Dominate Telework Crowd
May, 2014 Building Flexibility
May, 2014 Myth Busters-- Men Telework More
May, 2014 8 Great Websites for Your Flexible Job Search
April, 2014 Top 75 List of Human Business Champions
April, 2013 Paternity Leave and "The Dumbest Sports Controversy of the Year"
April, 2014 How to Achieve Work Life Fit
April, 2014 Remote workers enjoy a better work life balance
March, 2014 Who's working at home, and is home the proper place?
March, 2014

Globe and Mail: Debunking the myths of remote work
March, 2014 Stop Contributing to Workplace Chaos
March, 2014 The 10-Step Checklist to Being a Successful Telecommuter
March, 2014 Telework involves employee, management and employer commitment
March, 2014

New York Times: It's Unclearly Defined, but Telecommuting Is Fast on the Rise
March, 2014

CEO World: Brilliant and Successful Career Experts to Follow on Twitter
March, 2014

Desert News: Telework Week Poll Dispels Work-Life Myths
March, 2014 6 Ways to Make Telework Better
March, 2014 3 Strategies for Getting a Promotion When You Work from Home
March, 2014 More Men Work from Home Than Women
March, 2014 How to work remotely and find success
March, 2014 Men Telecommute More Than Women, Survey Shows
February, 2014

Wall Street Journal: When the Boss Works Long Hours, Must We All?
February, 2014 American Men Work from Home More than Women
February, 2014 Men Telecommute More than Women, Survey Shows
February, 2014 Men are more likely than women to work remotely, but that's not how we talk about worker flexibility
February, 2014 American men are more likely to work from home than women
February, 2014

The Fiscal Times: Guess Who's Working at Home? It's Not Who You Think
February, 2014 Men Are Much More Likely to Work at Home Than Women
February, 2014 Telework Isn't Just About Work-Life Flexibility; It's an Operational Strategy
February, 2014 Telecommuting--Are You "Working" From Home?
February, 2014 Flex Work Is Growing, So Why Aren't More Women Doing It?
February, 2014

Human Resource Executive: What Does Today's Teleworker Look Like?
February, 2014

AARP: Guess Who's Working from Home?
February, 2014

Management Issues: Flexible Workers are Overwhelmingly Men
February, 2014

Jezebel: Ironically, It's Dudes Who Are More Likely to Work from Home
February, 2014

Levo 5 Female Career Experts on Twitter You Need to Follow
January, 2014 The 10 big companies with the most telecommuting options
January, 2014

Globe and Achieve balance in 2014 with these tips from the experts
January, 2014 For Work Life Balance, Integration is Essential
December, 2013

Columbia Business School Alumni Magazine: 8 Columbia Alumni Changing the World
December, 2013

Deseret News: 'Caregiving' It All: When taking care of mom and dad impacts work life balance
December, 2013 All in a Day's Work? Steelworkers' case highlights shifting American workday
November, 2013 The Slow Death of the Private Office
September, 2013 Top 100 Career Websites--Tweak It Together
September, 2013

Employee Benefit News Cover Story: Balancing Act--Employers Should Step Up and Train Employees to Navigate a World without Boundaries
September, 2013

Employee Benefit News: Why Employee Training is the Secret to Flexible Work Success
September, 2013 Small Tweaks to Make Your Work and Life Better
September, 2013 How to Reinvent Yourself Into a New Career
September, 2013

Smart, Pretty & Awkward--Smarter Book Recommendation: TWEAK IT
September, 2013 How Much Co-worker Socializing is Good for Your Career?
September, 2013

Miami Herald: Back to School Stress Hits Parents Too
August, 2013 Sexed Up and Smart: Women Debate Marissa Mayer's Vogue Photo
August, 2013

U.S. News and World Report: Do Childless Employees Get the Shaft at Work?
July, 2013 "40 Over 40 Women to Watch" Rewards Innovation and Disruption
June, 2013 Work-Life Rigidity Partially Due to Individuals, Not Strictly Organizations
June, 2013

Mashable: Four Reasons to Offer Employees Flexible Schedules
June, 2013

American Express OPEN: Forget Yahoo--Why You Should Consider Flexible Work for Employees
June, 2013

APA Good Company: Work+Life Fit Skills for Success
June, 2013

The Huffington Post: 28 Insights About Stress From the Third Metric Conference
June, 2013

Convene: Working Without Clocks and Walls
June, 2013

Mother Nature Network: 3 Tips for Women Reentering the Workforce
June, 2013

Business Management Daily: Real-Life Examples of Simple, Low-Cost Work/Life Efforts
May, 2013 Best of the Web
April, 2013

The Miami Herald: Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference in Work/Life Balance
April, 2013

New York Post: Couples' Home Work
April, 2013

CBS Marketwatch: Find Work-Life Balance, Even on the Road
April, 2013 12 Career Development Twitter Accounts You Should Follow
April, 2013 "You Can't Have It All" and More Feminism's Outdated Phrases
March, 2013 For Women to Lean In, Redesign the Workplace
March, 2013

Fortune/CNN: Stop Blaming Your Boss for Your Crazy Work-Life
March, 2013

USAToday: Work-Life Balance is An Uneven Phrase
March, 2013 Single, childless and want work-life balance? How taboo
March, 2013 Cali Yost's TWEAK IT is the Signal Above the Work-Life Noise
March, 2013 Working Moms Achieve Your Work-Life Vision
March, 2013 When Caring Costs Too Much
March, 2013

Baltimore Sun: Yahoo's ban on working from home prompts criticism
March, 2013 Work, Life and the Attempt to Do It All
February, 2013 Unhappy with Your Work-Life Split? Just Tweak It.
February, 2013 Five Truths About Work/Life Fit
February, 2013 Independent Work May Be Inevitable
February, 2013 Compromise is Not a Dirty Word
February, 2013 When Maternity Leave Doesn't Mean "Out of Office"
February, 2013 Why We Have to Rethink Work Life Balance
January, 2013 Little Tweak Add Up to Big Changes
January, 2013 TWEAK IT by Cali Williams Yost (Review)
January, 2013 TWEAK IT Book Review
January, 2013 Changing times bringing more demand for workplace flexibility
January, 2013

ABC News: 8 Career Tips for the Apocalypse
December 2012

Wall Street Journal: Year-End Review: Do You Love Your Work?
December 2012

Washington Post: Why Pay Equity and Work-Life Balance Aren't Just Women's Issues
October 2012

CNNMoney/Fortune: Marissa Mayer's Brief Maternity Leave: Progress or Workaholism
October 2012

The New York Times: When the Work-Life Scales Are Unequal
September 2012

Columbia Business School Alumni E-Newsletter: A Better Fit--Q&A Interview Cali Williams Yost
September 2012 14 Career Experts to Follow on Twitter
September 2012

MORE Magazine: Women as the Masters of the New "Better Off"
September 2012

ABA Journal: The Superlong Commute-Recession Has Workers Opting for Travel Over Relocation
September 2012

The Atlantic: The 10 Keys to Building the Flexible Workplace of the Future
July 2012 3 Work-Life Assumptions that are Often Wrong
July 2012 The Hard-Numbers Case for a Flexible Workplace
March 2012 The Secret of Success: Needing Less Sleep?
March 2012 10 Tips for Landing a Flexible Job
March 2012 How Changing Corporate Culture is Good for Business and Employees
March 2012

Globe and Mail: Does Your Boss Email You at 5:00 a.m.?
February 2012

HR Executive Online "Balancing Work/Life By the Hour"
July 2011 "Recession Didn't Quash Work-Life Flexibility, Survey Says"
July 2011 "Top 100 Sites for Women"
June 2011 "Dads, don't sacrifice family for work"
June 2011 "Work life flexibility may be here to stay"
June 2011 "Are Workers Becoming More Comfortable with Flexibility?"
June 2011

Keppie_Careers Blog "Important Information about work+life fit/flexibility"
June 2011

MSNBC "Employers Rethink 5 Day Workweek"
May 2011

United Nations Women's Newsletter "Interview with Cali Yost"
March 2011

Psychology Today "The Keys to Finding Work+Life Fit"
February 2011

U.S. News and World Report "A Guide for Stressed Working Parents"
February 2011

Evolved Employer "6 Reasons Flex is a Hot Topic--And How to Get the Flexibility You Need"
February 2011

Human Resource Executive Online "Reassessing Work/Life Balance"
November 2010

Citrix Online Whitepaper "Results-based Management"
October 2010

The New Yost Post "Press Unwind"
August 2010

The New York Times "Taking a Positive Approach to an Employee's Maternity Leave"
July 2010"Top 100 Websites for Women"
June 2010"More Dads Looking to Balance Work, Family"
June 2010

The New York Times/AP--"How to Cope with Multiple Part-time Jobs"
March 2010"More Women Holding Down Multiple Jobs"
March 2010

Workforce Management--"No Mere Perk: Flex-Work as a Strategic Tool"
March 2010's Owner's Only Blog--"Why You Should Forget About Work-Life Balance"
March 2010

NFIB's My Business Magazine--"Beyond Telecommuting"
January/February 2010, Business on Main--"Work+Life=Win, Win"
January 2010

Seattle Times/"Work, Unplugged: Connected to the Office 24/7?"
October 2009

Working Mother Magazine--"Stand Up for Flex"
October 2009

Cookie Magazine--"Back to Work"
September 2009

The Boston Globe--"You've Come a Long Way, Baby-sitting Issues"
August 6th, 2009

New York Times--"How to Make the Best of a Delayed Retirement"
July 5th, 2009

WorldatWork Journal--"CFOs See Business Impacts of Work-Life Flexibility, But They Can't Execute for Strategic Benefit"
2nd Quarter 2009

Yahoo!"Vacations Take a Hit from Recession"
May 19th, 2009"Your Career: The Slow Career Movement"
May 14th, 2009

USAToday Snapshots--"Layoffs and Work-Life Flexibility" Data from 2009 Work+Life Fit Reality Check
May 13th, 2009"Your Pregnancy, Your Career, and the Recession"
May 7th, 2009

BusinessWeek--"Making Pay Cuts Less Painful"
April 26th, 2009

Wikinomics Blog--"Flexible Downsizing: A Conversation with Cali Yost"
April 18th, 2009

Yahoo! Shine Working the New Economy Blog -- Negotiating an Alternative to Layoff
April 2nd, 2009

New York Times--Alternatives to Layoffs: The Shorter Workweek
March 1st, 2009

Wall Street Journal—“What to Do When You’re About to Take a Leave”
February 24th, 2009

Delaware Employment Law Blog “Why Flexible Downsizing is a Win-Win Initiative’
February 18th, 2009—Is Flexible Work a Good Idea, Even During Recession?
February 18th, 2009

Chicago Sun-Times—Workplace flexibility lets firms keep talent, reduce costs
January 15th, 2009—“How to Survive a Workaholic Spouse”
December 10th, 2008

The Earth Times—“BDO Seidman, LLP CEO Says Work Life Flexibility Critical to Firm's Growth Strategy”
September 29th, 2008

U.S. News & World Report—“8 Secrets to Work-Life Success”
September 19th, 2008—“Work-life: A Bottom-line Boon?”
September 12th, 2008

New York Times, Shifting Careers Column—“Resumes for Presidential Hopefuls”
September 4th, 2008

The Chicago Tribune – “Flexible Schedules Work Best When Thought-out, Detailed”
July 21st, 2008 by Barbara Rose

Sloan Work and Family Blog – “Creating Work-Life Culture Change”
July 16th, 2008 by Judi Casey – “Everyone Works at Home at Chorus”
July 15th, 2008 by Meridith Levinson