The Hybrid workplace shouldn’t just be managed; it should be leveraged. This moment is an opportunity.

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Here’s something you already know: the past 18 months have totally changed the game and organizations will have to adapt to a new way of working.

Here’s something you probably realize but haven’t really acted on yet: the great disruptive wave of hybrid work is already here. …


Almost every industry will be “Pelotonized” in the post-pandemic world

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The great science fiction writer William Gibson famously noted that “the future is already here; it’s just not widely distributed yet.” I think that I’ve seen the future, and in it, everything will be “Pelotonized.”

Let me explain.

For those of you who haven’t jumped on the hottest at-home fitness…

Work in sprints to manage your energy

One of the books that changed the way I live and work is the insightful and aptly named “The Way We’re Working isn’t Working” by Tony Schwartz.

The book preaches the gospel of strategically managing your energy and attention levels. Humans are not machines; we need to balance energy expenditures…

So many aspects of lives operated on autopilot until recently. Not anymore. The second and third-order effects of C-19 are — for good and for ill — breaking centuries-old habits. The Coronavirus just pressed CTL-Alt-Delete. Let’s embrace this fresh start.

Almost exactly 5 years ago, back in season 5 of “Game of Thrones” (sidebar: doesn’t it seem like a lifetime ago that we had the luxury of being consumed with a mere television show?), …

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