Chances are good that you are, but are you really more productive? Tony Schwartz, President and CEO of The Energy Project, casts real doubt on convential wisdom about what's become the typical work week. In the Harvard Business Review, Schwartz takes aim at the ethic of "more, bigger, faster."
"If you're a leader, here's where you need to start: Stop measuring your people by the hours they put in, and focus instead on the value they produce," Schwartz writes. "Make that your primary measurement."
He argues that we need a "better way of working," one that stresses rest, renewal and reflection over short term, superficial productivity gains. I think it's a message worth some reflection . . . if you've got the time!
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