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Juliet Schor at TED: “The 4-day week is a downpayment on a new way to live and work”

Juliet Schor's TED talk about the 4-day week is now online: I've been studying work since the 1980s, and I've never seen anything like what's happening today. Pandemic-fueled

By |2022-05-11T10:05:20-07:00May 11th, 2022|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, Current Affairs, Top post|Comments Off on Juliet Schor at TED: “The 4-day week is a downpayment on a new way to live and work”

Talking about the 4-day week on China Global TV

I was on China Global TV, talking about (what else?) the 4-day week: While it looks like I'm either broadcasting from an earthquake zone or imitating the 1960s

By |2022-05-03T08:01:31-07:00May 2nd, 2022|4-day workweek, Business and work, Media|Comments Off on Talking about the 4-day week on China Global TV

Tory MP speaks out for the 4-day week

Sir Desmond Swayne, an MP from New Forest West, has released a statement in favor of trialing a 4-day week. “The demand for a shorter working week with

By |2022-02-02T13:50:48-08:00February 2nd, 2022|4-day workweek, Current Affairs, Politics and Policy, UK|Comments Off on Tory MP speaks out for the 4-day week

A note on Emily Peck’s “The needle isn’t moving on four-day workweeks”

In Axios, Emily Peck makes the case that "The needle isn’t moving on four-day workweeks." Despite the press that it's getting, she argues, the number of postings of

By |2022-01-31T10:41:28-08:00January 31st, 2022|4-day workweek, SHORTER|Comments Off on A note on Emily Peck’s “The needle isn’t moving on four-day workweeks”

Edinburgh creative agency Lux adopts a 4-day week

Edinburgh creative agency Lux has mvoed permanently to a 4-day week. They’d run a trial period for two years, and “the agency reports that overall efficiency has increased

By |2022-01-31T08:18:36-08:00January 31st, 2022|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies|Comments Off on Edinburgh creative agency Lux adopts a 4-day week

“ After nearly two years, we’ve felt more confident than ever:” The 4-day week at Buffer

One of the objections I sometimes hear about the 4-day week is along the lines of, “Sure it sounds good at first, but aren’t the happiness and productivity

By |2022-01-31T08:09:55-08:00January 31st, 2022|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies|Comments Off on “ After nearly two years, we’ve felt more confident than ever:” The 4-day week at Buffer
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