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When will we stop calling remote work something different? It’s just the way people work.
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When will we stop calling remote work something different? It’s just the way people work.

When everyone is ‘remote’ at least part of the time, the whole idea of a remote worker is obsolete.

Source: www.computerworld.com

This is something I've been saying for years. Occupancy studies show employees are not at their desk more than half time. Whether they're 9 floors, 9 miles, or 9 timezones away, they are already working remotely. We need to shift the conversation to what we need to do to make them as engaged and productive as possible.


Another Japanese worker suffers death by overwork
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Another Japanese worker suffers death by overwork

Journalist Miwa Sado was killed, at the age of 31, by “karoshi” — the Japanese word for death due to overwork.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

That society even has a word for 'death by overwork' is sad. And it's not just Japan that has the problem. Many of us still talk about how hard we work as though it was a badge of honor. 


12 year study of 7k+ shows higher heart risk for woman who combined sitting, standing, and walking, than sitting alone. 
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12 year study of 7k+ shows higher heart risk for woman who combined sitting, standing, and walking, than sitting alone. 

Abstract. While a growing body of research is examining the impacts of prolonged occupational sitting on cardiovascular and other health risk factors, relative

Source: academic.oup.com

This very robust and scientific study showed a combination of sitting, standing, and walking was associated with higher risk of cardiovascular events in women, but a lower one in men.


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