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Read the latest insights from Cheryl Cran on the future of all things, the future of work, being a better human, leadership stories and solutions, worker success strategies, and more.

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4 Day Work Week Is Here To Stay

Fast Company recently conducted a poll that confirms the 4 day work week is here to stay. Fast Company followers on LinkedIn said that they would shift their mind about staying with their current employer if they were given the choice of a four day work week. The four day work-week dialogue has been happening for over […]

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Defining “Hard Work” In The Hybrid Workplace

There is no question that the new workplace dynamics has created challenges including defining hard work in the hybrid workplace. Here at NextMapping we consider crowdsourcing a key element of customizing customer solutions. In a recent survey for a client in the health industry we asked, “what are your current challenges’ and one of the […]

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Why Some Leaders Are Struggling With The Workers Market Reality

As a future of work consultant it is my job to always seek ‘patterns’ and there is a pattern I am seeing as to why some leaders are struggling with the workers market reality. In a recent Zoom call with a group of leaders – we were meeting to prepare for an upcoming event where […]

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Did you know?

Workers Shortage To Continue to At Least 2030

25% Increase in Workers Seeking Remote Work in 2022

21% Increase in Freelance Work in Past Year

70% Of Leaders Say They Are Hiring MORE in 2022


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