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How many working hours will you really log in 2017?

Working Hours

As you pound your chests about your 75-hour weeks, read this actual statistical breakdown. Continue Reading

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End the deification of the workaholic

Workaholic

The workaholic culture will never end, and especially among males — but we can at least reduce the ways we deify it and treat it as vain-glorious, no? Continue Reading

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Overwork is bad for you — and your company

I’m fully of the belief that 55 hours of work/week is a hard ceiling, but I also know a ton of people I’ve worked with over my life who run around screaming about headcount, bandwith, and deliverables with their hair… Continue Reading

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Here’s a good quote regarding the length of the work week in a knowledge-based economy

From here, regarding Sweden contemplating a six-hour workday: As we transition to an economy dominated by knowledge workers rather than assembly-line workers, where productivity is more difficult to both measure and optimize, we haven’t yet figured out the best formula for maximizing output—something that,… Continue Reading

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Joe McCormack and — OMG, no one is listening to anyone else literally at all in the workplace

If you like this post, feel free to share it around; the share buttons are at the bottom of the page. Thank you for taking the time to check this out.  Joe McCormack is a managing partner/founder of the Sheffield… Continue Reading

Ananda Pradnya Paramita and the culture of the workaholic

30 hours of working and still going strooong. — Mita Diran (@mitdoq) December 14, 2013 After sending that tweet, the 27 year-old copywriter at Young and Rubicam Indonesia fell into a coma and ultimately died. Criticism of the ad industry was… Continue Reading