Strategy

People have started ‘fake commuting’ because they crave the alone time they used to get on their way to the office — and experts say it’s a smart idea

Many work-from-homers are missing the alone time that once came with commuting to and from the office each day. Librarian Lucy Ahmed says she’s incorporated an hour-long ‘fake commute’ walk into the end of her day during the pandemic to help transition from work to personal time. Whether a morning […]
People have started ‘fake commuting’ because they crave the alone time they used to get on their way to the office — and experts say it’s a smart idea
Strategy

5 overlooked ways business leaders can support remote workers

Dr. Scott Dust is an assistant professor of management at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, who writes extensively on business leadership. Months into the pandemic, the advice to overcommunicate or schedule frequent check-ins is old news for employers leading remote teams – and more […]
5 overlooked ways business leaders can support remote workers
Strategy

I’m a working mum who had to take a salary cut after my company changed its work-from-home policy. Mandatory on-site work is especially damaging to mothers — let’s put it behind us for good.

Megan Feldman Bettencourt is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, marketing content consultant, and working mum. After having her second child, Feldman Bettencourt was preparing to return to full-time work when her manager told her she’d no longer be able to work from home one day each week, as she’d been […]
I’m a working mum who had to take a salary cut after my company changed its work-from-home policy. Mandatory on-site work is especially damaging to mothers — let’s put it behind us for good.