Sleeping with your smartphone: How to break the 24-7 habit and change the way you work
Presented by Leslie A. Perlow, HBS Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership... NEW LOCATION - CUMNOCK 102
Date: February 7, 2013
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Place: HBS, Cumnock 102 (new location)
your phone rule your life?
Can’t resist checking
your smartphone or mobile device? Feel like you are “always on” at work?
Sure, all this connectivity keeps you in touch with your team and the office—
but at what cost?
In Sleeping with Your Smartphone, Harvard Business School professor Leslie Perlow shares with us
the cost of being always connected not just on our personal lives but on our
work lives and our broader organization’s productivity. But more
importantly she shows how you and your team can all disconnect at predictable
times and become more productive in the process. Yes - you can devote more time
to your personal life, have more predictability and control, and accomplish
more at work at the same time.
Join us as she gives us
the good news that this doesn’t require a grand organizational initiative or
buy-in from the CEO. All it takes is collaboration between you and your team—working
together and making small, doable changes.
She will be joined by
Debbie Lovich, a former partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) who worked
with Professor Perlow at BCG to deploy the techniques she describes in her book.
who embraced these techniques were:
- 30% more likely to be satisfied with their work life balance
- 34% more likely to say they were working
efficiently and effectively
- and most importantly, 75% more likely to plan to stay at the firm for the longer term
based on Professor Perlow’s experience at BCG and beyond on how to launch the
process with your own teams. Join us to learn just how to not sleep with
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||February 7, 2013
|| 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Networking & Light Sandwich Buffet
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.: Discussion and Q+A
Harvard Business School
Cumnock 102 (new location)
60 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163
||Parking included in HBS Campus Lot; Enter Batten Way or Gordon Road
Leslie A. Perlow
Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership
Leslie Perlow is the
Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership in the Organizational
Behavior area at the Harvard Business School. She currently teaches
Authentic Leadership Development in the MBA program and runs a doctoral
seminar on the craft of qualitative inductive research. She recently
completed a new book, Sleeping with your smartphone: How to break the 24-7 habit and change the way you work. More.
Thursday, Feb 7 2013
5:30pm - 8:00pm [ iCal ]
HBS, Cumnock 102
60 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163
Look Who's Coming:
Guest of Arturo Nava
Sergio Fernando Almallo Barbero
Dee Dee Chen
Professional Business Coaches, Inc.
Bain & Company
HBS Exec Ed
... a total of 43 guests.