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#WorkSchoolHours LAUNCH - Feilding

This is not just a book launch. It’s the launch of a campaign to create a new working world. #WorkSchoolHours. Presented by Intelligent Ink Press.

Admission: Free, but registration is required.

Dr Ellen Joan Ford’s new release #WorkSchoolHours is taking on the monumental challenge of changing the way we approach our working lives. An ANZAC veteran, KiwiBank New Zealander of the Year - Local Hero, an academic, a leader in the corporate world, speaker, facilitator, and a proud mum of two – Ellen has combined years of research and lived experience to create a commercially-smarter way to make work work for everyone.

#WorkSchoolHours is a framework-based solution that encourages flexibility, workplace productivity, and a compensation model based on outputs – not just hours. It’s the revolutionary start to a new, more sustainable work structure for all parents, leaders, and employers.

The #WorkSchoolHours launch event will feature a keynote presentation by Dr Ellen Joan Ford, as well as a talk by Jen Taylor, Founder of Taylored Mortgages and advocate of the #WorkSchoolHours revolution.

Be part of the movement that is about to change the way the world works.

Please RSVP to the event if you wish to attend, as numbers may be limited.

Books will be available to purchase on the day for $35.
What is the #WorkSchoolHours movement?

#WorkSchoolHours presents three basic principles to combat the compounding problem of work not working for everyone.

Right now, we are expected to work as though we don’t have kids and parent as though we don’t have jobs. It is not sustainable. It’s causing people to leave the workforce, or to sacrifice valuable family time – and simultaneously hurting organisations as retention and productivity take a nosedive.

#WorkSchoolHours offers us all a better framework – one that takes us far beyond how we structure our work schedules to deliver better commercial outcomes for businesses, better careers for all working people, and better lives for everyone.

Building on decades of research and lived experiences, #WorkSchoolHours gives us practical insights and immediately actionable solutions.

“#WorkSchoolHours provides not just the manifesto for change but offers real and practical ways to tackle the opportunity. This is a must read for any leader building a modern workplace.”
- Michael Moynahan - Former CEO of HarperCollins ANZ, Former Chair of Creative New Zealand

“Prepare to be captivated from the very first page of this remarkable new book, full of thought-provoking themes. It's an absolute must-read that will linger in your thoughts long after you've turned the final page.”
- Steve Jurkovich - Chief Executive, KiwiBank

“Focusing on outputs versus hours, Dr Ellen Joan Ford brings to life the power of Belonging, Autonomy and Purpose to inspire the reader as she encourages us to think differently about our workplaces through the use of real life experiences and relevant practical examples.”
- Adam Heath - CEO of Farmers Mutual Group, FMG

“For far too long, working parents have struggled with the incongruent, exhausting, and competing demands of career and family. Ellen’s brilliant book, #WorkSchoolHours, rethinks this outdated model by providing a path forward that creates a win-win at home and work. Bravo!”
- Betsy Myers, Founding director of the White House Office of Women’s Initiatives and Outreach

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April 05 2024 13:00 - April 05 2024 14:30
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