Remote work and hybrid schedules are here to stay

Remote work and hybrid schedules are here to stay

Posted On February 19, 2024

If you want to know about work-from-home trends, Nick Bloom is the guy to ask. The William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University, Bloom has been studying those trends for about 20 years. And Bloom says the hybrid work model is here to stay. Bloom, our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” recently shared the reasons for this in a guest essay in the New York Times entitled: “The five-day office week is dead.” After the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic subsided, people started returning to the office. But the return-to-office numbers leveled off… Read More

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Chancellor Moody and Timaje Porter are Going for the NFL. Hear What They’re Doing to get Ready.

Posted On February 19, 2024

The NFL attracts elite athletes. Chancellor Moody and Timaje Porter think they have what it takes. Timaje is preparing for NFL Day where scouts will look him over. Chancellor is preparing to join a college football team where he expects his skills to shine. They both have lots of support in their corner, they’re doing the work to ready themselves for the tests they’ll soon get, and their attitudes point to success. And, for what it’s worth, they can now count on me being in their corner, too. But…it’s a long, narrow road ahead. Show Sponsors: Mason Hills Farms –… Read More

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Lent

Posted On February 16, 2024

Mardi Gras ended Tuesday for Cam. Immediately following Mardi Gras is the beginning of Lent and Cam struggles with what sacrifices he should make. —– Lent. I struggle with Lent every year. How much suffering is enough to prepare my soul for the Easter arrival of the Lord? Is there enough? Who knows. There’s always someone suffering more; someone taking it to the next level. As a child it was ice cream. I gave up ice cream every year and dutifully reported it to my religion teacher as the assignment instructed. I love ice cream, vanilla especially. In fact, I’ve… Read More

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Minding your mental strength

Posted On February 14, 2024

  Working on her mental strength helped Amy Morin get through the unexpected loss of her mother and husband. Now she’s helping others work on it too. Our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” Morin is the successful author of several books on mental strength – all centered on the premise of 13 things mentally strong people don’t do. A therapist by trade, her book series started as a blog post she wrote after losing her mother to an aneurysm and husband to a heart attack at age 26. “It was really my own journey… Read More

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Nick Bloom is the THE Guy Across the World When it Comes to Work from Home Trends and Its Impact on the Workplace

Posted On February 12, 2024

Nick Bloom is an economist at Stanford. He began studing work from home trends long before they became a thing with Covid. Nick gives me the final word on whether work from home is profitable for companies, how it impacts creativity, and what most organizations are doing now that employees are insisting on a work from home environment. He also shares that NOT commuting to work saves a ton of time for all workers and an addiitonal 18 minutes for women. Why? Gotta listen… Show Sponsors: Mason Hills Farms – True Farm to Table Meats E3 Termite & Pest Control… Read More

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Dry January

Posted On February 8, 2024

On this week’s Keepin’ it Real, Cam Marston has thoughts about this upcoming weekend. Mardi Gras is on us down here in Mobile, and that leads to some tough decisions. —– Dry January ended last week. Dry January followed soaking wet, sodden to the bone December. I’ve never done Dry January before and after sodden December, I needed to give it a try. Aside from one small drink to celebrate my daughter’s twenty-first birthday, I drank no alcohol for thirty-one days. I’m not sure I’ve done that since I was a teen. The net result? I lost nine pounds. I… Read More

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Applying a Resilience Mentality to Our Business. Author Amy Morin tells us how.

Posted On February 5, 2024

Amy Morin made a name for herself with a blog that caught fire followed by a Ted Talk that caught fire. In both instances she wrote and spoke about what mentally strong people DON’T do. Avoid these pitfalls, she says, and you’ll deal with life’s inevitable adversity much better. In today’s show I ask her to apply this mental framework to work, business, customers, and employees and she offers fantasitc advice. Show Sponsors: Mason Hills Farms – True Farm to Table Meats E3 Termite & Pest Control Roy Lewis Construction Trey Langus – Transworld Business Advisors Allison Horner – State… Read More

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