Working with constant interruption and too little sleep has an impact on the body similar to alcohol and substance addiction. It also results in bad work product and workplaces. Partners must step up to lead change.
Working Under the Influence
Lawyers, paralegals, and other professionals who are impaired at work are a major risk for firms. But what if the firms themselves are exacerbating this impairment?
The Comfort Delusion
The last few years have been hard. But returning to the office will not automatically restore your comfort. We are different people post-lockdown. Our offices and work expectations must adapt.
Becoming a Robot
Your employer has a secret fantasy: they wish you were a robot. But what if a robot can't do your job right now? Then expect your employer to use software tools and techniques to prod you to behave more like a robot and less like a human.
For years, doctors have advised patients to move more in order to enhance their physical health. Perhaps we should be giving this advice to employees to enhance their financial health, career prospects, and wellbeing.
Remotely Right or Remotely Wrong?
In my last post, I discussed Airbnb's Work Anywhere Policy. In this post, I take a closer look at what light it sheds on law firm management.
Airbnb’s Work Anywhere Policy
Airbnb is leading the charge to enable digital nomads in their organization and yours. Their work anywhere policy provides one road map. Are you ready to follow their lead?
The Diabolical Mirage
Thanks to the current talent war, organizations are looking for new ways to recruit and retain employees. Unlimited vacation is becoming a popular perk. But will it work for you?
The Lake Woebegon Office
We're not always as smart as we think we are. So how do we save ourselves from dumb mistakes? Psychologists have some guidance.
Quiet Quitting 101
Thanks to a tight labor market, some American workers are enjoying a brief moment in the sun during which they can negotiate for a better work life. If this is not your situation, should you consider quiet quitting?