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Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless

Opportunity does sleep, and it also takes needed breaks.

Mike Taylor

· 5 min read

An Obituary for the 40-Hour Workweek

Satirically we mourn the death of a venerable American institution and ponder those who are happy it is no more.

Phil La Duke

· 5 min read

Working Hard Is Not the Same as Working Smart

The number of hours an employee works in a day does not equal how effective they are.

Steve Blank

· 6 min read

Working More Hours Leads to Burnout, Not More Productivity

Working fewer hours improves your productivity by allowing you to experience that part of your existence knows as 'your life.'

Jonathan Long

· 5 min read

Working 80 Hours a Week is Not Actually What Leads to Success

If you're always working 10-hour days, somebody needs to explain 'diminishing returns' to you.

Ray Zinn

· 5 min read

Here's What I Learned When I Quit My Own Business

Just when you think you have it all figured out, you learn that you don't.

Mark Asquith

· 12 min read

The 2,000-Hour Question

How many hours do most entrepreneurs really work?

Marty Fukuda

· 4 min read

Japan Seeing Record Number of Cases of People Working Themselves to Death

Japan has no legal limits on working hours, and people are dying either from cardiovascular disease or suicide due to work-related stress.

Reuters

· 4 min read

Those 12-Hour Days Are Killing You Without Helping Your Business

Entrepreneurs enjoy bragging about their marathon days but they are not exempt from the law of diminishing returns.

John Rampton

· 5 min read

Your Workplace Stress Is Killing You

According to a new study, our offices may be chipping years off our lives.

Lisa Evans

· 3 min read

Working Long Hours Could Kill You

The stress of working long hours can lead to negative health consequences, increasing your risk of stroke.

Lisa Evans

· 3 min read

How the 9-to-5 Came to Be and Why It No Longer Makes Sense (Infographic)

Everybody's working for the weekend, but is it best to get 'er done in long, eight-hour stints? Probably not.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read