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The part-time executive

A growing number of top-level people are working less to accomplish more Business schools should be teaching aspiring executives how to lead people part-time. Sound counterintuitive? I think it would be a perfect way to learn how to inspire and motivate people in our increasingly mobile, virtual world. Perhaps more importantly, current managers should try […]

Face-to-face fallacies

Why insisting that workers come to the office may not increase collaboration To unleash creativity and collaboration in today’s knowledge economy, we need to put freedom and choice, not rules and constraints, at center stage. That means providing individuals with options about how and where they work and meet and collaborate, and treating people as […]

9 to 5 is so last century

Businesses that seize the opportunities afforded by technology stand to gain the most Encouraging flexibility is not just about what workers want. Crucially, it’s also about improving business performance. And surprise, surprise, the two go hand in hand. There is plenty of evidence that people are more productive when they are able to work in […]