Gen Z-ers and millennials have been called lazy and entitled. Could they, instead, be among the first to understand the proper role of work in life?

When Ariel Coleman, 28, quit her last job, as a project manager in the corporate office of a bank, it wasn't because her new employer offered her a raise, a different role or more seniority. "The work-life balance is just much better," she said.

At her new company, Omfgco, a branding and design firm in Portland, Oregon, everyone works from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays at whichever hours they choose. Coleman can go for


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