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My writings on 4-day weeks, the pandemic, and reopening

I've been doing a lot of writing and speaking about how the 4-day week can play a role in helping companies reopen safely and more quickly, and give

By |2020-11-30T08:54:18-08:00November 10th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, SHORTER, Top post|Comments Off on My writings on 4-day weeks, the pandemic, and reopening

Talking about routines in the Financial Times

The Financial Times recently launched a new series on "Rebooting the Workplace," which consists of essays by various invited experts on different aspects of the future of work

By |2020-11-30T08:46:55-08:00October 8th, 2020|4-day workweek, Advice, Articles, Business and work, Routines, Top post, Writing|Comments Off on Talking about routines in the Financial Times

My Fast Company article on the pandemic and 4-day week

I've got a new piece in Fast Company about how companies are moving from lockdown to 4-day weeks: Now, several months into quarantine, some companies are discovering that

By |2020-11-30T08:26:37-08:00August 20th, 2020|4-day workweek, Articles, SHORTER, Top post|Comments Off on My Fast Company article on the pandemic and 4-day week

How to put insights from REST and SHORTER into practice if you’re not a CEO

During the lively Q&A at this Friday's (virtual, sigh) talk about the 4-day week and future of work to the Design Business Association, Anna Cox, a professor at

By |2020-11-30T08:27:02-08:00July 26th, 2020|4-day workweek, Advice, Business and work, REST, Routines, SHORTER, Top post|Comments Off on How to put insights from REST and SHORTER into practice if you’re not a CEO

Building your home studio: How to connect, sound, and look better— without spending a fortune

This week I spoke with my friend Christine Armstrong about how to improve your Zoom game, and how even simple changes can greatly improve your look and experience

By |2020-11-30T08:27:27-08:00July 1st, 2020|Advice, Media, SHORTER, Technology, Top post|Comments Off on Building your home studio: How to connect, sound, and look better— without spending a fortune

Why the “coronavirus is ‘accelerating’… a major shift toward the shorter workweek”

Miriam Berger at The Washington Post asks, "Will the coronavirus pandemic open the door to a four-day workweek?" One interesting point was made by Henley Business School professor

By |2020-11-30T08:28:09-08:00May 25th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Current Affairs, SHORTER, Top post|Comments Off on Why the “coronavirus is ‘accelerating’… a major shift toward the shorter workweek”

Huffington Post: With shorter hours, you “reduce the risk of people infecting each other” at work

I'm quoted in the Huffington Post about the shorter workweek and its benefits for post-COVID businesses: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising employers to keep

By |2020-11-30T08:28:57-08:00May 12th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, Media, Top post|1 Comment

The Atlantic: Making the case for reopening with a 4-day week

In today's Atlantic I have an essay arguing for reopening businesses on a 4-day week. The argument has two parts. First, offices have proved to be a significant

My piece in the Guardian: “It’s time to end 9-5 office hours”

The Guardian (which has been really diligent about beating the drum for the 4-day week) ran an excerpt from SHORTER. They've written about my work in the past, so

By |2020-11-30T08:50:53-08:00March 11th, 2020|4-day workweek, Articles, Business and work, SHORTER, Top post|1 Comment

My piece in the Wall Street Journal: “employees benefit when companies shorten working hours. But it turns out that companies can benefit, too”

My piece explaining why "Shorter Hours Make Stronger Businesses" is out in the Wall Street Journal. This is one of those short pieces that we ended up spending

By |2020-11-30T08:09:36-08:00March 11th, 2020|4-day workweek, Articles, Business and work, SHORTER, Top post|2 Comments
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