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What Happens to Office Leases in 2024?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this question: What Happens to Office Leases in 2024?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Phil Mobley.

Phil is the National Director for Office Analytics at CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

Joining in the questioning on the What’s Your Work Fit in the Workplace? Series are our co-hosts, Founder and Skipper of LiquidSpace Mark Gilbreath and popular future of work and workplace thought-leader on LinkedIn Francis Saele.

During this information packed episode, we discover Phil’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ His personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Phil Mobley is the National Director for Office Analytics at CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. He lives and works in Boston, Massachusetts.

This episode originated as a live show on February 14, 2024. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: February 23, 2024

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Does More Workplace Flexibility Make Us Less Happy?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this question: Does More Workplace Flexibility Make Us Less Happy? 

Answering that question and others is our guest, Jessica Weiss

Jessica is a speaker, coach and consultant who teaches people and businesses how to find more happiness, fulfillment, and satisfaction at work.

Today’s lead question comes from viewer Brielle who works at a company with considerable workplace flexibility.

And yet, despite that, Brielle has noticed that her coworkers seem rattled; when she engages them in person or virtually, she says that they often express weariness throughout the day. Brielle reads countless studies that show that career professionals like having more flexibility in the day. But, on the other hand, she taken by other research studies indicating that worker contentment and engagement are at historic lows.

Brielle doesn’t want to jump to conclusions, but she asks: Does More Workplace Flexibility Make Us Less Happy?

During this information packed episode, we discover Jessica’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ Her personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Jessica Weiss is a speaker, coach and consultant who teaches people and businesses how to find more happiness, fulfillment, and satisfaction and work.  Jessica lives and works in New York City.

This episode originated as a live show on January 31, 2024. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: February 9, 2024

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How Does Workplace Impact the Employee Experience?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this question: How Does Workplace Impact the Employee Experience?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Marissa Huber

As Consulting Director for Workplace Strategy at Cushman & Wakefield, Marissa helps leaders figure out what to do with their people and spaces to make the workplace better. 

Joining in the questioning on the What’s Your Work Fit in the Workplace? Series are our co-hosts, Founder and Skipper of LiquidSpace Mark Gilbreath and popular future of work and workplace thought-leader on LinkedIn Francis Saele.

During this information packed episode, we discover Marissa’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ Her personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Marissa Huber is the Consulting Director for Strategy at Cushman & Wakefield. Marissa lives and works in South Florida. 

This episode originated as a live show on January 24, 2024. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: February 2, 2024

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How Will Workplace Evolve in 2024?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this question: How Will Workplace Evolve in 2024?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Kate Lister.

Kate is a globally recognized expert in the future of work and workplace. As President of Global Workplace Analytics, she helps hiring managers to develop, deploy, and measure the results of their remote and hybrid workplace strategies. 

Joining in the questioning on the What’s Your Work Fit in the Workplace? Series are our co-hosts, Founder and Skipper of LiquidSpace Mark Gilbreath and popular future of work and workplace thought-leader on LinkedIn Francis Saele.

We also discuss a viral video, the return-to-the-office missive by Internet Brands, that has many on social media scratching their heads in disbelief.

During this information packed episode, we discover Kate’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ Her personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Kate Lister is the President of Global Workplace Analytics; she helps hiring managers to develop, deploy, and measure the results of their remote and hybrid workplace strategies. Kate lives and works in Southern California. 

This episode originated as a live show on January 17, 2024. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: January 26, 2024

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Why Do We Feel So Stuck at Work?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this viewer question: Why Do We Feel So Stuck at Work?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Denise Brouder

Denise is the Founder of SWAY and a globally recognized flexible work skills expert

This week’s lead question was posed by What’s Your Work Fit? viewer Erik:

Erik is Product Support Manager at a NYC-area based health tech firm. For the past couple of years he has exceeded management’s expectations. Erik says it was easy to succeed and to be recognized favorably. He adds: the part of the day that included work felt like fun. 

But in the Fall of 2023 Erik lost his mojo. Something felt different and not in a good way. 

Further, he began to question the purpose of the work that he does, wondering: is my role fulfilling beyond the paycheck? 

Erik is stuck. And he knows, from conversations he’s had, that he is not the only one out there feeling this way. 

So, Erik asks: Why Do We Feel So Stuck at Work?

During this information packed episode, we revisit Denise’s October 2022 answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ Her personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Denise Brouder is Founder of SWAY and a globally recognized leader in flexible work skills. She lives and works in the New York City suburbs of New Jersey.

This episode originated as a live show on January 3, 2024. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: January 12, 2024

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Can Data Guide the Employee Experience?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this viewer question: Can Data Guide the Employee Experience?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Serena Huang, PhD.

Serena, a Globally Recognized Data Scientist and Worker Insight Expert, is the principal of Data With Serena.

This week’s lead question was posed by What’s Your Work Fit? viewer Caroline:

Caroline is an HR specialist at an engineering firm with about 400 employees. Intuition tells her that her company misses countless opportunities to gain insight from the people that work there. And often, when top talent do leave, their departures come as a surprise, especially to the CEO. 

There are lots of available data about the company’s employees but Caroline isn’t sure that they are useful or tell her much about the goals, aspirations, and happiness pursuits of the people that work for the firm. 

So, Caroline asks: How Can Data Guide the Employee Experience?

During this information packed episode, we discover Serena’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ Her personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Serena Huang, PhD is a global recognized data scientist and worker insight expert. She lives and works in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.

This episode originated as a live show on November 14, 2023. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: November 24, 2023

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How Will I Survive Getting Fired?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this viewer question: How Will I Survive Getting Fired?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Christian Stein.

Christian is a global ad agency guy turned brand transformer and therapist at his company, Stone Owl Consulting.

This week’s lead question was posed by What’s Your Work Fit? viewer Ryan:

At the beginning of Fourth Quarter 2023, Ryan was let go from his senior marketing manager job at a large regional home repair services company. He’d worked hard to advance his career and he seemed to be on track for a big promotion before the end of the 2023 fiscal year.

But now as a corporate cast-off he has no idea of what to do next and his self-confidence has taken a big hit. What is more, Ryan is feeling pressure to reconnect with a job (any job) because his cash-reserves likely won’t last more than six months.

Now Ryan asks: how will I survive getting fired?

During this information packed episode, we discover Christian’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ His personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Christian Stein is a global ad agency guy turned brand transformer and therapist. He lives and works in Southern Connecticut.

This episode originated as a live show on November 8, 2023. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: November 17, 2023

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What are the New Economics of Workplace?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this viewer question: What are the New Economics of Workplace?

Answering that question and others is our guest Stanford University Professor of Economics Nick Bloom.

In his teaching and research Nick captures the ever-evolving nature of workplace and describes knowledge workers’ growing embrace of remote and hybrid venues.

This week’s lead question was posed by Dan and our Co-Hosts for the What’s Your Work Fit in the Workplace? Series Mark Gilbreath and Francis Saele.

During this information packed episode, we also discover Nick’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ His personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Nick Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He’s authored countless studies and opinion pieces relating to the economics of workplace. Nick lives and works in Stanford, California.

This episode originated as a live show on November 1, 2023. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: November 10, 2023

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Why are We Gathering for Work, Anyway?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this viewer question: Why are We Gathering for Work, Anyway?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Terry Wiener.

Terry is a Workplace and Team-Effectiveness Thought Leader and Dropbox’s Former Head of Virtual First.

This week’s lead question was posed by Dan and our Co-Hosts for the What’s Your Work Fit in the Workplace? Series Mark Gilbreath and Francis Saele.

During this information packed episode, we discover Terry’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ Her personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Terry Wiener is a Workplace and Team-Effectiveness Thought Leader and Dropbox’s Former Head of Virtual First. She is also a key advisor to Liquidspace. Terry lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

This episode originated as a live show on October 25, 2023. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: November 3, 2023

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How Do I Present as a Human at Work?



On What’s Your Work Fit we pose this viewer question: How Do I Present as a Human at Work?

Answering that question and others is our guest, Shelley Goldstein.

Shelley is an internationally acclaimed public speaking coach who helps clients gain the confidence that they need to become effective and captivating communicators in the workplace and in life.

This week’s lead question was posed by What’s Your Work Fit? viewer Idris:

Idris is a knowledge worker in the Chicagoland area. Idris loved the cameraderie that he felt existed before the pandemic shut everything down.

In 2022, his company gave up their big headquarters office in the Chicago suburbs and adopted [a more] distributed workplace model which, Idris says, is [at best] a work-in-progress.

While he and his teammates do gather IRL, Idris feels as if his own humanness has taken a hit. During most of his day, he’s stuck in front of a screen for team meetings and client presentations. And he feels that he no longer relates well to others in work and in life.

Now Idris asks: how do I present as a human at work?

During this information packed episode, we revisit Shelley’s answer to the question “what’s your work fit?’ Her personal vision surely will resonate with many career professionals.

About our guest:

Shelley Goldstein is an internationally acclaimed public speaking coach who helps clients gain the confidence that they need to become effective and captivating communicators in the workplace and in life. Shelley lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

This episode originated as a live show on October 18, 2023. You can watch the show in its entirety on the What’s Your Work Fit YouTube Channel.

EPISODE DATE: October 27, 2023

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