You have too much time to work

Whatever time you give yourself to work, you will use. Nights, weekends, vacations — if you think you need it, you’ll work right through your time off.

The All-Nighter Idiot

The only reason you pulled an all-nighter is because you are an idiot. Don’t be that idiot, get your work back on track. Work smarter not harder. Full Article

Must you sacrifice life?

One of the greatest tragedies of this old mindset is the assumption that we must sacrifice vital parts of ourselves to excel. We put in more hours and take on more tasks, short-changing family, friends, hobbies, exercise, and sleep. Before long, we wind up burned out, unfulfilled in our personal relationships, and saddled with health […]

Performance declines as you pile on the hours

If you work between 30 and 50 hours per week, adding more hours on the job lifts your performance. But once you’re working between 50 and 65 hours per week, the benefit of adding additional hours drops off. And if you’re working 65 hours or more, overall performance declines as you pile on the hours.

We Do Too Many Things

It’s not that we have too little time to do all the things we need to do, it’s that we feel the need to do too many things in the time we have.

Do you work more than 39 hours a week? Your job could be killing you.

Long hours, stress and physical inactivity are bad for our wellbeing – yet we’re working harder than ever. Isn’t it time we fought back? This is about how work is killing us and maybe we only need 4 hours a day to work. We need to break the culture of long hours as a badge […]