Upworthy exists in a distributed workplace and allows workshifting — meaning that we work from home (or wherever), set our own schedules, and generally feel and look like this when we're working:
This practice — this wonderful and absolutely fantastic practice — of workshifting is the idea is that it's easier to meet goals if you're not waking up at an ungodly hour your body doesn't want to (especially if you're a night person like I am) or forced to think up ideas at 3 p.m. when your brain always works better while you're making dinner at 7 p.m.
I can personally attest that it works, but why not look at some of the science-y science below? Maybe you can convince your boss to consider a change.
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