Create Enduring Success by Implementing the 4-day Week with Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
Welcome to another episode and this week we are talking all about how to discover the power of deliberate rest, shorter working hours and managing our digital distraction. I speak with Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, who is the author of the book Shorter, which really distils how we can work better, smarter, and less. He identifies ways in which the four-hour working week has been successfully introduced across different companies, and he really investigates why it's an area that we should lean into a lot more and how the future of work will see us working in a more deliberate manner to increase our productivity and performance without burning out. His other book, Rest, is about why you get more done when you work less. He asks, how can we start to really harness the power of ritualizing and inviting rest into our lives, to become better communicators build stronger relationships and increase our creativity?
“Learning to respect rest, to layer it into our daily lives, helps us be more creative, helps us do better work and helps us have longer, more original lives.” – Alex
7.19 - Rest helps us be more creative
13.29 - How to identify ways to rest better
17.45 - The revelations Alex has found from the 4-day week
20.06 - Is the 4-day week a utopia or can it realistically be rolled?
29.59 - How could you promote a 4-day week within your company?
39.43 - What leadership skills should be enhanced to make this work?
44.54 - What could be the next disruptive change to work and life?
Connect with Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
- Twitter - https://twitter.com/askpang?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
- Website link - https://www.strategy.rest/?page_id=8650
- LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/askpang/
Resources: (books, products, websites, other podcasts)
- >>>Read Samantha Clarke’s book - Love It Or Leave It: How to Be Happy at Work - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Love-Leave-How-Happy-Work/dp/1913068080
- >>>Read Alex’s books Strategy & Rest - https://www.penguin.co.uk/authors/123839/alex-soojung-kim-pang.html
Connect with Samantha Clarke:
- >>>Discover Love It or Leave It on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/_loveitleaveit_/?hl=en
- >>>Connect with Samantha on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/samanthaand_/?hl=en
- >>>Find out all about Love It or Leave It - http://www.loveitleaveit.co/
- >>>Follow Samantha on Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/clarkesl/