Alexandra Samuel

Insight for the new workplace

Alexandra Samuel is an authority on the future of work. A speaker and data journalist, she is the co-author of Remote, Inc: How To Thrive at Work….Wherever You Are (Harper Business, 2021) and the author of Work Smarter with Social Media (Harvard Business Review Press, 2015).

Alex’s keynotes and trainings help organizations navigate the transition to the new hybrid workplace, which combines remote + office, and humans + AI.  Her writing on the digital workplace, business and productivity appears frequently in The Wall Street Journal and The Harvard Business Review, and the AI columnist for JSTOR Daily.

The co-founder of groundbreaking social media agency Social Signal, Samuel creates data-driven flagship reports and workshops for companies like Google, Discovery and Sprinklr. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University, and works remotely from Vancouver, Canada.

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Remote, Inc.

How to Thrive at Work…
Wherever You Are

by Robert C. Pozen & Alexandra Samuel

You can thrive and excel when you’re working remotely, if you adopt the mindset, habits and tech tools of professionals who are even more productive outside the office: Learn to think like a “business of one,” and that entrepreneurial mindset will transform your experience of remote work.

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How Working From Home Has Changed Employees

The employees who are returning to the office aren’t the employees you remember. A year of remote work has changed the way we work on our own—and that means rethinking how we work together.

How Google Drive Can Make Every Corner of Your Life Easier

From reorganizing your pantry to auto-sexting your sweetie, this Medium-commissioned guide covers all the ways Google Drive can help you at home and at work—including plenty you’ve never considered.

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How to Manage the New Hybrid Workplace

Offices are re-opening—which means it’s time for managers to rethink their approach to remote work. This story takes business leaders through their key decisions in the months ahead.


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