1% Extra Newsletter 02-12-22

The 1% Podcast – Dr. Libby Sander

Dr Libby Sander is an expert on work, the workplace, society and future trends in organisations. She is Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Bond University, the founder and director of the Future of Work Project and Rethink, and an Agenda Contributor at the World Economic Forum. Libby is regularly featured on The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, BBC, The Guardian, and is a feature writer for The Conversation.

The downsides of open plan workplaces

Whilst many employers claim they want employees back to the office because they feel it fuels creativity and collaboration, Libby shares the latest research that would contest this.

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The antiwork movement and why it’s here to stay

Poor mental and physical health in the workplace for many has led to the growth of the antiwork movement. Libby explains why it’s here to stay unless there are major change ahead.

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The rise and rise of the digital nomad

Libby feels digital nomads and freelancers have a bright future ahead with the arrival of the digital nomad visa, she shares how prevalent this has become globally in recent years.

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Insight of the Week

“It only takes five minutes to break the cycle. Five minutes of exercise and you are back on the path. Five minutes of writing and the manuscript is moving forward again. Five minutes of conversation and the relationship is restored. It doesn’t take much to feel good again.”

James Clear 

Optimism is a force multiplier
by Shay Dalton

“Having a positive outlook is predictive of a greater quality of life and a lower death rate. Optimistic people—whether by disposition, purposeful mindset, or praxis—lead healthier longer lives.” In this article I explore how optimism is measured, it’s impact on our mental health and how we push pessimism out of our lives.

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