What I Learned This Week

“We have proven we can operate with no footprint.” How COVID-19 is accelerating the coming of an office-free, virtual-hybrid-workforce.

More American CEOs are talking about permanent work-from-home positions. They are realizing their companies may be over-employed. And they are wondering why they need global-offices if work can be done virtually. This trifecta of parallel trends, set in motion by the pandemic, is triggering a historic reorganization of the traditional workplace into one that is virtual, requires less real-estate and speeds the automation of white-collar jobs. Coworking spaces will probably never be the same as they forgo communal-spaces for more sanitary, less-profitable configurations. And that’s just for those offices that survive the outbreak. It’s hard to imagine the crowded, corporate offices of the pa…

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