Long Hours

Mental Health

Don't Let Entrepreneurship Push You Over The Edge

The stresses and challenges of startup culture can burn you out and bend your frame of reference. Get ahead of the curve by making mental health a top priority and putting strategies in place.

8 Ways to Work Smarter and Improve Productivity

Get more done without working more hours.

My Career in Silicon Valley Taught Me the Futility of 80-Hour Work Weeks

The much-maligned 40-hour work week is actually a pretty good way to work for the long term.

Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless

Opportunity does sleep, and it also takes needed breaks.

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.

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