This week: how should we spend our time off? How making leisure time productive is making us efficient but also unhappy and what we can do about it.

Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Futures Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.

The stories this week

07:23 – making leisure work for us

How to manage the Great Resignation

Our previous discussion on the Great Resignation on The Future, This Week

Nissan plans to spend $17.6 billion on battery-powered vehicles over five years

Apple airtags used to steal cars

Our previous discussion of burnout on Corona Business Insights

Our previous discussion of motivation on Corona Business Insights

People think leisure is a waste of time

Rutgers University study on people’s beliefs on leisure time in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

Be intentional about how you spend your time off

How we view free time is making us less happy

The Unlearn Project, our new podcast series on changing common sense


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