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“ The four-day week is within our grasp. We just need to see it, and be bold enough to seize it.” My latest on the 4-day week on TED Ideas

My latest article about the 4-day week is now out on the TED Ideas Web site. In recent decades, globalization, outsourcing, automation, digitization and, most recently, the rise

By |2021-07-09T13:06:05-07:00July 9th, 2021|4-day workweek, Business and work, Future, Media, Top post, Writing|Comments Off on “ The four-day week is within our grasp. We just need to see it, and be bold enough to seize it.” My latest on the 4-day week on TED Ideas

Talking about the 4-day week on KQED Forum

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

By |2021-05-04T11:02:53-07:00May 4th, 2021|4-day workweek, Business and work, Media, Top post|Comments Off on Talking about the 4-day week on KQED Forum

Articles and interviews 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 |2021-07-09T13:07:58-07:00November 10th, 2020|4-day workweek, Business and work, SHORTER, Top post, Writing|Comments Off on Articles and interviews 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: Many businesses that moved to remote work in response to

By |2021-04-02T12:08:15-07:00August 20th, 2020|4-day workweek, Articles, SHORTER, Top post, Writing|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
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