To build a culture of flexibility, you must first reimagine what flexibility means today. A policy guide or a formal program can work against you. Flexibility for a caregiver might mean being able to leave work early to take an elderly parent to a doctor’s appointment. A culture of flexibility will not be created, adopted, or embraced unless the origination stems from an understanding and belief that every single person in the organization deserves the same consideration and flex work policies. We are a diverse workforce made up of diverse people, from working moms and dads to thousands of others without children who also want flexibility. One person’s reasons for needing flexibility are not any more important or any less important than any another person’s. For us, flexibility is not about working less, but it is about encouraging people to work differently.
Read more on goo.gl/5G8pQU.