Yelp shuts some offices doubling down on remote; CEO calls hybrid “hell”

Yelp, an app that recommends local restaurants and services to users using location-based services, is closing its offices in New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C., as part of a move to double down on remote work. In an interview with The Washington Post, Yelp co-founder and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman called hybrid offices “the worst of […]

The great resignation is about employers, not employees.

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If it feels like we’ve all been talking about the great resignation lately, you’re not alone. We continue to talk about it because it looms so large in any business leader’s vision – and the organizational mindset of how best to retain employees in such a time is evolving rapidly. It is increasingly clear that […]

Why Critics Say Elon Musk’s Recent Return-To-Office Ultimatum Is Dangerous

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Elon Musk recently announced that everyone at Tesla is required to spend a minimum of 40 hours in the office per week. He says, “to be super clear,” this can’t be “some remote pseudo office” but rather where their actual colleagues are located. “If you don’t show up,” he demanded, “we will assume you have resigned.” Steve […]

Why Thought Leadership Matters To CEO

These days, it’s not enough to just be great at your job. If you want to stand out, you must find ways to share your expertise, promote your brand and spotlight your thoughts. Subject matter experts who are passionate about their messaging can elevate their authority and influence by sharing their knowledge on social media […]

Forget the Great Resignation. Bring on the Great Reimagination

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It harks back to the old saw: if you’ve got time to lean, you’ve got time to clean. What if the Great Resignation could help make your business stronger than it was before the pandemic? With millions quitting their jobs and taking part in the Great Resignation, labor shortages have plagued businesses for months. But a recent […]

The Future of Work Isn’t Fancy Tech. It’s Remote Work and Smarter Management

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The Future of Work Isn’t Fancy Tech. It’s Remote Work and Smarter Management The future of work. The phrase evokes images straight out of science fiction: virtual reality (VR) meetings connecting executives across continents and holographic projections that guide large-scale industrial projects. When we think about the future of work, we often place technology in […]

Why we need to consider switching to a 4-day workweek — now

Iceland has made recent headlines by declaring the world’s largest ever trial of a shorter working week in the public sector a resounding success. After more than 2,500 workers moved to a 35- or 36-hour workweek and declared themselves happier, healthier and less stressed, the country is now moving to make this an option for the majority of […]

Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress

Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided. Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic — and it may even […]

Design your remote work culture with Microsoft Teams apps

Microsoft Teams is best known for group channels, chat conversations, meetings, and calendars all in one place, making team collaboration easier within a unified hub. But beyond this – by providing many ways that apps can integrate, Microsoft Teams is designed to be highly tailored. It can become a customized digital home for your team, […]