Inspiration

At 1MFWF, we’re passionate about work flexibility. That means we’re thinking about it in all different ways, and we find inspiration on it in all different places. We see how efforts to advance work flexibility relate to the suffragette movement. We get excited when cities incoporate flex into anti-traffic campaigns. We see flexibility as a sign of treating people with respect: respect for their right to control their own time and to make smart choices. We hope these posts will help inspire you to advance work flexibility in your own way.

  • work-life balance

The Problem with “Work-Life Balance”

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

It's worth rethinking using the term work-life balance and instead coming up with another honest, more realistic goal to aspire to attain.

  • 2018 your year

Contest: Make 2018 Your Year of Work Flexibility

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Are you ready to make 2018 your year for flex? This whole month of January, 1MFWF is running a contest to see what type of flex would best fit your life.

  • women-led

10 Women-Led Businesses Supporting Women

By |January 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

These 10 inspiring women-led businesses are determined to remove the ceilings placed upon women at work, with flexibility as a core component for change.

  • small business

5 Tips for Small Business Owners, Founders

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

For some people, the ultimate step toward building a flexible career comes in striking out on their own. Here are five things to remember along the way.

  • linksters

Enough About Millennials—The Linksters Are Coming

By |November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Representing about 18% of the world’s population, the Linksters are the first generation born right into technology such as smart phones and social media.

Is the 9-5 Job Really Going Extinct?

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

How exactly the modern workplace shapes up (and whether companies and workers will embrace all the changes) still remains to be seen.

The Many Definitions of Flexible Work

By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to addressing systemic workplace problems, we have to be clear about what flexible work really means in order to suggest it as a solution.

How Work Flexibility Can Help You Save Money During the Holidays

By |December 9th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Work flexibility brings savings in a variety of ways, including helping you save money during the holidays.

Top 5 “The Onion” Features on the Workplace

By |October 6th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Never one to shy away from telling it like it is, The Onion’s satirical take on global, national, and local news has skewered the workplace recently.

5 Ways to Be Productive While Enjoying the Outdoors

By |September 13th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Not all work has to happen at a desk. Here are five ways to be productive while enjoying the outdoors.

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