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You Don’t Need An Excuse to Work Less

Parenting an autistic kid made me value the flexibility everyone deserves.

Long before I had kids myself, I was conscious of the struggle faced by working parents — a struggle that begins anew each back-to-school season. In my first big job, I was hired expressly to ensure that my boss — a working mom with two tweens — could play a very demanding…



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Alexandra Samuel

Speaker on hybrid & remote work. Author, Remote Inc. Contributor to Wall Street Journal & Harvard Business Review.