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Kickstarter is transitioning to a 4-day work week in 2022 - here's how it's shown to improve output and work-life balance

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The Kickstarter office in Brooklyn.
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Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter said it will be moving to a four-day workweek in 2022.
CEO Aziz Hasan told Axios the pandemic inspired the transition for its 90 employees.
Companies that have already tested it, like Microsoft Japan, saw a huge productivity spike.
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Kickstarter is launching one of its most interesting projects yet: a four-day workweek for its employees. The Brooklyn-based crowdfunding platform announced last week that starting in 2022, it will become the first...
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Jeff Bezos refused to take elevators in Amazon's old office and ran up 14 flights of stairs every day without breaking a sweat, his former assistant said

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Jeff Bezos stepped down as Amazon CEO on 5 July.
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Jeff Bezos refused to take elevators and ran up 14 flights of stairs every day, a former assistant told CNBC.
Jeff Bezos was like a "puppy" who "never tired," Ann Hiatt, who worked for Bezos in the early 2000s, said.
Bezos stepped down as Amazon's CEO after 27 years on Monday, handing over to Andy Jassy.
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Jeff Bezos would refuse to take elevators in Amazon's old office building, choosing instead to run up 14 flights of stairs every day to the company's floor, his...
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