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hybrid work

New Study Shows SMEs Are Leading The Hybrid Work Revolution To Win The Talent...

The Vistage study shows that SMEs are increasingly turning to hybrid work as a way to access a wider pool of talent and increase flexibility and work-life balance.
SBF

FTX Fiasco Caused by SBF’s Double-or-Nothing Philosophy

For investors, the collapse of FTX is a reminder to be wary of founders like SBF with an excessive risk appetite. For entrepreneurs, it is a lesson to implement oversight and risk management plans to avoid the fate of SBF and FTX.
Hybrid Diversity

Remote and Hybrid Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

To achieve the promise of remote and hybrid diversity, equity, and inclusion, leaders need to address microaggressions in communication and the lack of sponsorship for minorities through training and mentoring programs
Be Fully Remote

Employees Wanting Work to Be Fully Remote Will Win This Fall (Video & Podcast)

Despite traditionalist executives pushing for a return to the office, fully remote work will win this fall as the threat of new contagious COVID variants looms large. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes why employees who want work to be fully remote will win this fall. 
Workforce Diversity

JPMorgan CEO Got Remote Workforce Diversity Exactly Wrong

Jamie Dimon is wrong: remote work helps workforce diversity, while a forced return to office hurts it. Adopting best practices for workforce diversity in remote work will help firms exceed diversity targets and financial performance, as it helped Meta.
Remote Work

Will a Recession Increase Remote Work?

If there is a recession, having most employees working remotely will benefit the bottom line at many companies. Leaders who don't grasp this reality will fade into irrelevance as economic conditions worsen
Work From Home Productivity

The Truth About Work From Home Productivity

Work from home productivity is higher than in the office, especially on individual tasks. Since most employees prefer hybrid or remote work, a policy of flexibility helps companies maximize both retention and productivity.
Google's Myth

Google’s Myth of Losing Social Capital in Hybrid Work (Video & Podcast)

Companies can effectively retain social capital in the hybrid and remote work environment by applying hybrid work best practices, such as the virtual watercooler and virtual coworking. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes Google’s myth of losing social capital in hybrid work.
Return to Office

Elon Musk’s Forced Return to Office Policy Will Harm Tesla

Musk’s authoritarian stance on hybrid and remote work undermines Tesla’s future as employees want autonomy and flexibility. Companies embracing new work models will succeed, while traditionalists will be left floundering
Empathy Gap

How to Defeat the Empathy Gap

Financial incentives are not effective motivators after a salary sufficient for a middle-class lifestyle. Leaders need to address the emotions of employees first and foremost and thus overcome the empathy gap through emotional and social intelligence.