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Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless
Overtime

Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless

Opportunity does sleep, and it also takes needed breaks.
Mike Taylor
An Obituary for the 40-Hour Workweek
Workplace trends

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
Working Hard Is Not the Same as Working Smart
Inspiring Your Team

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
Working More Hours Leads to Burnout, Not More Productivity
Make More Happen

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
Working 80 Hours a Week is Not Actually What Leads to Success
Work-Life Balance

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

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
The 2,000-Hour Question
Make More Happen

The 2,000-Hour Question

How many hours do most entrepreneurs really work?
Marty Fukuda
Japan Seeing Record Number of Cases of People Working Themselves to Death
Inspiring Your Team

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

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
Your Workplace Stress Is Killing You
Stress

Your Workplace Stress Is Killing You

According to a new study, our offices may be chipping years off our lives.
Lisa Evans
Working Long Hours Could Kill You
Personal Health

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

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
9 in 10 Surveyed Choose Entrepreneurship, Despite the Sacrifices (Infographic)
Work Habits

9 in 10 Surveyed Choose Entrepreneurship, Despite the Sacrifices (Infographic)

A new study explains why business owners think the extra time and energy is worth it.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Why the CEO Should Be the First in and Last Out
Inspiring Your Team

Why the CEO Should Be the First in and Last Out

It's your company. You can't expect anyone to work harder than you do.
Sheldon Yellen