Great piece by DHH about how we fool ourselves in to thinking that workaholism is great. How this is even more prevalent at startups. How so so many successful people always prioritized rest and relaxtion and vacation and hanging out with their families. Trickle-down workaholism in startups
This is a look at how SEMCO runs their business including all the freedom they give their people. In many ways, a crazy amount of freedom.
Over the course of decades, across professions, in one industry after another, Sonnentangs, findings have been consistent. Workers who have the chance to get away mentally, switch off, and devote their energies elsewhere, are more productive, have better attitudes, get along better with their colleagues, and are better able to deal with challenges at work. […]