Contrary to popular belief, writes Gleb Tsipursky, remote workers are not besieged by distractions but have routines that foster concentration.

In an ever-evolving business landscape, the conventional wisdom surrounding office work is ripe for a thorough reassessment.

Recent studies, including Atlassian’s ‘Lessons Learned: 1,000 Days of Distributed at Atlassian’ and Hubstaff’s detailed analysis of remote work productivity, provide compelling evidence that challenges long-held beliefs about the efficacy of traditional office environments.

Atlassian’s groundbreaking report, drawing on data from 200 CEOs from Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, delivers an unexpected verdict: mandating in-person work has minimal impact on productivity. This revelation is particularly striking as it comes from the upper echelons of corporate leadership, with one in three executives of companies that mandated some in-office work reporting that such physical office presence did not enhance productivity.


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