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One day offices will be a thing of the past

One day offices will be a thing of the past | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

The debate about remote working has raged for the past week following Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer's opposition to her staff working from home. Now Michael Bloomberg has said he's always thought working from home is 'one of the dumber ideas I've ever heard'.

I have enormous respect for Michael Bloomberg and have rarely disagreed with anything he has done or said. However, on this occasion I disagree completely. Many employees who work from home are extremely diligent, get their job done, and get to spend more time with their families. They waste less time commuting and get a better work/life balance. To force everybody to work in offices is old school thinking.

Martin Gysler's insight:

I totally agree with Richard and I think that we must be able to change something in our paradigms and old school thoughts.

 

What is your opinion?

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Martin Gysler's comment, March 10, 2013 3:30 PM
Thanks Joakim, I'll take a look tomorrow.
DPG plc's curator insight, March 11, 2013 10:53 AM

Can you see an office-less future?

Martin Gysler's comment, March 13, 2013 10:48 AM
Yes, I can. I think it's the best way to responsibilize people and give them more quality of life. You not?
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Richard Branson on Time Management | Entrepreneur.com

Richard Branson on Time Management | Entrepreneur.com | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it
The celebrated entrepreneur shares tips from his experience on avoiding overwhelm so you can stay focused on the big picture for your business.

 

Q: Virgin is a large company with many diversified businesses and a culture of delegating. How do you avoid breakdowns in communication and ensure that good decisions are made? -- Shezad Virji, Kenya

 

Q: How do you deal with the hundreds of emails you receive from readers? I know you are very busy. Do you have any secret? -- Harvey Chen, China

 

A: Reading through recent emails, I was struck by the number of questions from readers about how entrepreneurs can better manage their own time as they manage their complex businesses...

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