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Shorter's Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: "Arguing for the four-day work week”

Shorter's Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: "Arguing for the four-day work week”

Update: 2020-02-14
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The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, author of Shorter, to talk about why we work 40 hours per week (2:30 ), why he wrote the book (4:50 ), why working less is gaining traction (8:00 ), why working too much is like smoking (9:00 ), the difficulty instituting shorter work weeks (11:00 ), how it can be done (18:00 ), fighting against the gig economy (22:15 ), why big companies would ever want to do this (26:45 ), whether this is different between generations (29:35 ), the power of mothers (31:55 ), why rest is key (5:20 ), the culture of overwork (38:10 ), partnering with automation (42:30 ), and getting unstuck from the 40-hour week (45:30 ).

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Shorter's Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: "Arguing for the four-day work week”

Shorter's Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: "Arguing for the four-day work week”