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“Feierabend” and routines during remote work

In a recent Financial Times piece, I made the case for the importance of routines in helping us be productive and happy. In particular, those of us working

By |2020-11-24T09:31:36-08:00October 8th, 2020|Advice, Business and work, Routines, Work|Comments Off on “Feierabend” and routines during remote work

What online and offline chess tournaments can tell us about the impact of lockdowns on cognitive performance

  Researchers have been studying the productivity effects of remote work and work from home for years, and generally the results have trended in a positive direction. Stanford

By |2020-11-24T09:23:24-08:00August 5th, 2020|Flow, Health / Medicine / Wellness, Science, Work|Comments Off on What online and offline chess tournaments can tell us about the impact of lockdowns on cognitive performance

Penguin Connect: “Could this be the moment when the 9-5 as we know it dies?”

San Francisco in the lockdown I hardly know a writer who isn't either studying life under lockdown, or trying to write something about life after lockdown. Alice Vincent

New York Times article on sabbaticals

This sign sums up my sabbatical I’m quoted in an article about “Do-It-Yourself Sabbaticals” in today’s New York Times. It’s a good piece, if I do say so

By |2020-11-24T09:16:26-08:00October 17th, 2019|Books and reading, Contemplative computing, Postacademic, UK, Work, Writing|Comments Off on New York Times article on sabbaticals

“It was really unfair that we were being pushed out of the business that we love… because some other people long before us had constructed a system that was broken:” elite restaurants are taking rest seriously

https://www.flickr.com/photos/askpang/5504032913/in/album-72157626196419985/ A few months ago, I came across an article about an Edinburgh restaurant that shifted to a four-day schedule. A couple days ago, I saw the article

By |2020-11-24T09:32:39-08:00September 15th, 2018|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, Overwork, SHORTER, Work|Comments Off on “It was really unfair that we were being pushed out of the business that we love… because some other people long before us had constructed a system that was broken:” elite restaurants are taking rest seriously
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