64. The Four-Day Work Week
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This week, we're talking about The Four-Day Work Week. Co-host, Britton Rice returns to join Chas Quirk. SOURCES: "The Impact of Working a 4-Day Week" (Amy Fontinelle, Investopedia, 10/11/2021), Wikipedia, "The Pros and Cons of a 4 Day Working Week" (Cahange Recruitment Group), "These companies have a 4-day workweek. Here’s what they’ve learned" (Michelle Fox, CNBC, 10/22/2021), "Opinion: Should the U.S. Adopt a 4-Day Workweek?" (Lindsay Lyon, US News, 10/19/2021), "Workers are crying out for a four-day week. It's time for their bosses to pay attention." (By Alison Morrow CNN, 11/17/21), "Goodhire: The Meaning of Work in 2021 — A Generational Divide" (Sara Korolevich, Good Hire, 11/09/2021), "U.S. Employee Engagement Reverts Back to Pre-COVID-19 Levels." (Jim Harter, Gallup, 10/16/2020), "The 40-hour workweek isn't working. Reducing it could help with productivity." (Ruth Tam, NPR, 10/2021), "4-Day Workweek Boosted Workers' Productivity By 40%, Microsoft Japan" (Bill Chappell, NPR, 11/2019). RESOURCES: "The 4 Day Week: How the Flexible Work Revolution Can Increase Productivity, Profitability and Well-being and Help Create a Sustainable Future" (Andrew Barnes), "Shorter: Work Better, Smarter, and Less—Here’s How" (Alex Soojung-Kim Pang). "Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World" (Cal Newport). MUSIC: "Working for the Weekend" (Loverboy), "Lofi Loner Night Chill Jam Track in A Minor" (Chusss Music). ©2021 Charlie Quirk, Britton Rice. 

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