What is a leader to do in times like these?

There are many discussions and debates about whether knowledge workers should go back to the office. Some advocates of remote work framed the issue in terms of racial justice and equity. “When geographical barriers are removed, location bias and relocation…

Managers and executives don’t seem to like the idea of remote working. Why?

In the post “Should knowledge workers go back to the office or should we not?”, we examined some resistance to changing the way we work. Today, I want to dive deeper into why the idea of working remotely can be…

Why do we work the way we do, reimagining how work can be like (Part 2)

Leadership Memo 2021-9 In the last Leadership Memo, I challenged us to reassess why we work the way we do, and reimagine what work can look like. I mentioned that after factories became commonplace, people put in place and formalised…