: Malcolm Gladwell’s work from home comments spark backlash, accusations of hypocrisy

by | Aug 8, 2022 | Stock Market

Comments from Malcom Gladwell about working from home have sparked a backlash on social media, with critics accusing the author of hypocrisy. “It’s not in your best interests to work at home,” said Gladwell, during an appearance on “The Diary of a CEO” podcast last month. “If you’re just sitting in your pajamas in your bedroom, is that the work life you want to live?”

Gladwell, author of “The Tipping Point,” “Outliers,” and “Blink,” explained that feelings of belonging and feeling necessary are important. “If you’re not here, it’s really hard to do that,” he said. However, Gladwell has previously discussed his own flexible work schedule. In a column for the Wall Street Journal in 2020, for example, he described how he writes in coffee shops. See Now: Remote work has created yet another problem — colleagues who may be deepfakes In 2005 he told The Guardian that he hates desks, and starts his working day using his laptop from his sofa. Set against this backdrop, his stance on working-from-home comments have sparked some interesting responses on social media. “Malcolm Gladwell has an instagram filled with pictures of him working from home and in remote locations,” tweeted Max Burns, director of communications for New York State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou.

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