“Burnt Toast:” Longevity & Sandwich Generation II

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At the turn of the century, the massive entry of women into the workforce fueled a national concern with work-life balance. These new employees wanted and needed to work, but most also bore primary responsibility for sustaining their families. This fact ignited a movement toward flexibility in the workplace. The industrial legacy with its 9-to-5 […]

A FlexBulletin ESSAY – LifeCycle Flexibility – Disrupting the Trajectory of Work

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When the 6-trillion dollar man takes the long view, it’s time for us to do the same Society is demanding that companies, both public and private, serve a social purpose. To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial performance, but also show how it makes a positive contribution to society. Companies must […]

Flex Bulletin – Defeating Ebola: Band-aids or Behavior Change?

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             Note to readers: For the last decade I have been writing FlexBulletin essays on the transformation of the industrial-style workplace into an environment better suited to the 21st century. Flexible work has been my “expertise” and the window through which I have shed light on the tsunami of change that engulfs […]