Author: Emma Plumb

About Emma Plumb

Through January 2018, Emma Plumb was the Director of 1 Million for Work Flexibility. Emma is a passionate advocate for improving the way that work gets done through increased flexibility. She has worked on hundreds of articles on work/life integration and workplace productivity. Her expertise has been featured in trusted media outlets such as U.S. News, Forbes, Inc., the Christian Science Monitor, and the Huffington Post, and she has led or participated in a variety of panels both online and in person including at the National Press Club. A Stanford graduate, Emma lives in Connecticut with her husband and their daughter. Connect with her on Twitter @workflexworks.
  • Katrina Alcorn

Video: Juggling Work and Family as a New Parent—More Joy, Less Stress

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , , , |

This 1MFWF and ThirdPath Institute webinar featuring Katrina Alcorn focused on increasing the joys of balancing work and family as a new parent.

  • Erica Komisar

Author Insights: Erica Komisar on Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , |

Erica Komisar, LCSW, is a parenting expert, psychoanalyst, and author of Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters.

  • state of national flex

Video: The State of National Flex

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, National Flex Day|Tags: , , , |

On #NationalFlexDay, work flex thought leaders Sara Sutton Fell, Ian Reynolds, Brigid Schulte, Andy Cuneo, and more discussed the state of national flex.

  • breaking the mold

Author Insights: Lotte Bailyn on Breaking the Mold

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Professor of Management Lotte Bailyn literally wrote the book on work flexibility, back in 1993. How far have we come, as she wrote, in breaking the mold?

  • National Flex Day

Enter Our National Flex Day Contest!

By |October 5th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, National Flex Day|Tags: , |

1MFWF held a #NationalFlexDay contest around the question, "What does work flexibility mean to you?"

  • older workers

Work Flex News: Why Older Workers Keep Staying on the Job, and More

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A recent study shows that many older workers stay in the workforce not because they have to, but because they enjoy their meaningful and flexible work.

  • diversity problem in Silicon Valley

1MFWF Director Speaks at Stanford on the Diversity Problem in Silicon Valley

By |July 31st, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Emma Plumb, director of 1MFWF, recently spoke at Stanford about work flexibility and the diversity problem in Silicon Valley.

  • Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Author Insights: Alex Soojung-Kim Pang on Rest

By |July 25th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

Drawing on history, neuroscience, and psychology, Alex Soojung-Kim Pang argues that leisure and mind-wandering are essential components to creative lives.

  • Sophie Wade

Author Insights: Sophie Wade on Embracing Progress

By |June 26th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Sophie Wade is the Founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist at Flexcel Network and the author of Embracing Progress. Next Steps for the Future of Work.

Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

By |April 14th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Innovators Jessica DeGroot, Lotte Bailyn, and Joyce Fletcher discuss redefining the rules of work and family to improve the way we work.

[gravityform id="6" title="false" description="false" ajax="true"]
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.