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Rethinking the post-pandemic workplace

While the pandemic continues to ravage much of the world, the rich world is opening back for business and companies are preparing to bring their employees back to the office. But quite a few of those workers don't seem thrilled about a return to pre-COVID workplace norms. A recent survey of 30,000 Americans found that three in ten never want to return to the office again. Another poll found that one in three US workers wouldn't want to work for an employer who requires them to be on site full time. But Wall Street's impatience is starting to show. Take Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman, who effectively told his New York City employees that they should expect to be back in their cubicles by September, or else. If employers are going to require that their workers return to the office, what should those workers expect in return?

Watch the episode: Adam Grant reimagines work after COVID

Lightning round: Adam Grant on fun at work and jargon monoxide

In our GZERO World "Lightning Round," organization psychologist Adam Grant shares his thoughts on how to disconnect from work, what is and isn't fun in the workplace, and why people use work jargon."There's some hilarious research which shows that people use that kind of jargon because they're insecure and they want to sound smart," observes Grant, author of "Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know."

Watch the episode: Adam Grant reimagines work after COVID

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