“Smashing the clock” It’s nice to see that businesses are starting to see the benefits in morale, just by giving people more control over their time/mobility. True costs and measurements of productivity has to include employee retention, an non-subjective metrics on work performed. This also gets into, outside of the rapid communication needed for training, negotiation …ongoing management shouldn’t require communication more than a few times a day, as this fosters the continual forest fire.
The shrinking of domestic air travel, and the expansion of international. All the more reason if you are travelling, and can earn in Euros, to start thinking of exporting yourself or services, to take advantage of the increasing demand as the dollar weakens.
Here is an source linked to from a friend, that might be interesting if you are into currency trading.