[FLR] “Why Flexible Workplaces Are Good for Business”

Happy Friday,

 

According to research, 80% of workers struggle with presenteeism. You are at work, but your focus is somewhere else such as “who will get the kids to swimming, band or hockey?” Unless you are Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, in which case you build a nursery next to your office.

 

Smart leaders recognize the value of providing of flexibility, allowing the appropriate support & flexibility of when, where & how work is done.

 

Inc. | Why Flexible Workplaces Are Good for Business

 

Forbes | Should You Hire Remote Workers?

 

Harvard | To Raise Productivity, Let More Employees Work from Home

 

 

 

CJ | Simple Ideas Can Make Big Changes

 

TED | Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work

 

There are many drawbacks to forcing people to work in an office

and many perks to allowing them to work (even a few days a week) 

at home/at a cafe or co-working space that benefit both the remote worker 

and the organizations that employ them.

– Jason Fried, founder of 37Signals.

 

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Leading, along the road with you!

 

Alan

 

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