Should We Work Four Days a Week?

I advise many students on their job offer negotiations, and I have noticed a very interesting pattern. More and more young grads don’t negotiate on salary anymore, they negotiate their hours. This is a smart…

Management in the WFH World

Good leaders know how to turn crises into opportunities. I am a firm believer that the pandemic can usher a profound shift in how we relate to our work. I had the pleasure of sitting…

COVID-19 and the Leadership Crisis

In uncertain times, leaders have the responsibility to understand the new paradigm and set a new direction for their company. That’s not an easy task. Delve at Desautels McGill‘s new podcast series, The “New Normal”,…

Do We All Need 40 Hour Weeks to Do Our Jobs?

The traditional workweek (i.e. Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5PM) has been our way of life for the past 100 years. We are so much more productive now than we were a 100 years ago,…

Level Up: The Future of Work

McGill’s Executive Institute recently invited me to give a talk on the future of work. I discussed the challenges related to work from home, and how negotiation is key to guarantee success in reinventing work. The…