It has nothing to do with productivity. It’s about control.

I won’t belabor this point, because I think most rational people understand it without needing a Medium article to advance this particular ball down the field, but work is largely about control, or at the very least it’s about control, relevance, and status, and these are the core reasons executives and middle managers are flipping out about remote work and hybrid work. I wouldn’t say…



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Ted Bauer

NYC boy down in TX right now. Writing about work, management, leadership, friendships, relationships, and just general life. Let’s connect and talk more.