A popular saying goes: “nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come,” and the four-day work week (without any salary cuts) seems to be exactly such an idea. More and more companies around the globe are introducing it. In the UK, the world’s largest trial so far has just ended with positive outcomes regarding health, productivity, revenues, job satisfaction and more. In this episode, Dale Whelehan, a behavioural scientist and the new CEO of the NGO 4 Day Week Global, tells us why he wasn’t surprised about the results and how the positive outcomes are interconnected.
Host: Jonathan Widder. Editing: Mathias Warzecha
A German Journalist and a Jewish Comic discuss the latest and greatest solution based news stories from around the world. A podcast about the amazing, wildly creative things people are doing to solve our biggest social problems today – from goats helping to fight wildfires to prisons without wardens and guns.
Hosts: Ed Crasnick, Jonathan Widder
Tags: solutions, society, sustainability, social innovation, solutions journalism, constructive journalism.