Mar 20, 2022
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is head of global programs for 4 Day Week Global, a nonprofit evangelizing the 4-day workweek.
His trilogy of books— SHORTER: Work Better, Smarter and Less— Here’s How (Public Affairs, 2020); REST: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less (Basic Books, 2016), and THE DISTRACTION ADDICTION (Little Brown , 2013)— shows how companies and individuals can better integrate rest, creativity, and focus into digital-age lives and work.
Alex has been a senior consultant at Institute for the Future and Strategic Business Insights, and a visiting scholar at Microsoft Research Cambridge, Oxford University, Stanford University, and UC Berkeley.
Alex received a Ph.D. in history and sociology of science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Alex shared with me updates regarding the implementation of the 4 day week across the world. He talked with me about insights from his recent The Four-Day Week 2022 Annual Report.
Alex provided benefits of the 4 day week with regards to the great resignation and gave his view on where he sees the future of work evolving over the next years.
This podcast episode is based on our recent LinkedIn Live conversation.
In our previous conversation in episode 19 in the fall of 2020, Alex shared great insights from his book "Shorter" with me. Here is the link to that episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/alex-soojung-kim-pang-author-of-shorter-rest/id1505170119?i=1000499304366
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