On the heels of the Valencia proposal to trial a 4-day week, Spanish phone company Telefonica now says it will trial a 4-day week from October to December,
“If you want to move to a 32h week and still be successful, you’ll have to master one thing first:” Wildbit’s 4-day week
Wildbit is a Philadelphia-based software firm that implemented that a 4-day week in 2017; it's one of the companies I talk about in SHORTER, after I spent some
Amy Porterfield is an ecommerce and online marketing expert, and a real blue-flame thinker about small business: her work helped me see (from my hyper-scale, growth-at-all-costs Silicon Valley perch)
I was on KQED's Forum today, talking about the 4-day week. There was quite the all-star lineup: Charlotte Lockhart, Leena Yousefi (whose law firm YLaw is trialing a
If you haven’t already read it, do go find Emi Nietfeld’s New York Times piece, "After Working at Google, I’ll Never Let Myself Love a Job Again.” It’s
Kakao Games, the publisher of Guardian Tales and Paths of Exile and maker of social media app Kakao Talk, is moving its staff to a biweekly 4-day week.
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
A couple months ago I wrote an article for the Financial Times on the power of routines. Angela Haupt writes in The Washington Post about the invention of
This is something I wrote about in the Atlantic last year: that the pandemic and our grand experiments with working remotely would have a permanent effect on work
Unilever is one of the world’s biggest consumer package goods companies, with brands like Lipton’s Tea and Dove soap and revenues in the tens of billions of dollars.