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4-day workweek

Government and the 4-day week: The problem of public perception

Acadia Parish in Louisiana recently decided to end its 4-day week for some public workers. The public sector has seen some of the biggest experiments with a 4-day

By |2021-03-15T17:04:45-07:00March 16th, 2021|4-day workweek|Comments Off on Government and the 4-day week: The problem of public perception

How 4-day week companies are innovating technology use in knowledge work

Tim Harford as a piece in the Financial Times arguing that “Technology has turned back the clock on productivity.” It’s always good to see Harford writing about work

By |2021-03-15T12:22:51-07:00March 15th, 2021|4-day workweek, Business and work, SHORTER|Comments Off on How 4-day week companies are innovating technology use in knowledge work

“Japan has a latent ability to create flexible work environments and workstyles:” The Liberal Democratic Party discusses a 4-day week

Yesterday I noticed in an article on the Deutsche Welle Web site on the 4-day week, that "Kuniko Inoguchi, a member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party," put

By |2021-02-08T16:21:08-08:00February 8th, 2021|4-day workweek, Politics and Policy|1 Comment

Danish law firms are experimenting with shorter weeks and flexible hours

If you're familiar at all with legal practice, you know that billable hours are the great driver of professional life. Lawyers measure their billable time in increments as

By |2020-11-20T10:18:49-08:00November 20th, 2020|4-day workweek, Companies|Comments Off on Danish law firms are experimenting with shorter weeks and flexible hours

KCRA and the future of the office

I was on KCRA’s “Press Play” yesterday, talking with Madeleine Brand about the 40-hour week, remote work during COVID, and the future of work. This write-up by Amy

By |2020-11-19T22:33:42-08:00November 19th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Future, Media, Podcast, SHORTER|Comments Off on KCRA and the future of the office

“achieving more by working less” creates “substantial improvement over time”

I talk about, well a little bit of everything, on the Text Request podcast: You want everything your team does to have the largest impact possible. Working long

By |2020-11-23T10:45:00-08:00November 12th, 2020|4-day workweek, Media, Podcast, SHORTER|Comments Off on “achieving more by working less” creates “substantial improvement over time”
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