What Beats a Four-Day Workweek?

What Beats a Four-Day Workweek?

Each week, Ray Sidney-Smith and Augusto Pinaud review and provide commentary on the week’s news in the world of personal productivity and related technologies. This week, our featured story was an article, What Beats a Four-Day Workweek?, that took a (European) twist on work schedules with a 10-month work calendar, and Ray and Augusto discuss the practicalities of it.

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In this Cast | What Beats a Four-Day Workweek?

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Headlines & Show Notes | What Beats a Four-Day Workweek?

Resources we mention, including links to them, will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context.

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  4. Fear of Success Anonymous 
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  6. How to Boost Productivity at Work by 73 Percent: Ban Meetings 3 Days a Week
  7. How to Reinstall Windows 11 Without Deleting Any Apps 
  8. iOS 15.3 now available to iPhone users, here’s what’s new 
  9. Google Assistant will now cease talking if you simply say ‘stop’
  10. Filter query generator by Doist 
  11. Apple Fixed iCloud Bug Causing Syncing Issues for Third-Party Apps 
  12. Apple tells developers it’s rolling out a fix for iCloud syncing issues impacting third-party apps 
  13. Google Docs users can now insert text or image watermarks to protect their work
  14. macOS Monterey: SharePlay, Universal Control and other new features

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