The origin of the 8 hour work day and why we should rethink it
For centuries we're fussing about what the our optimal work time is in every day life. In today's article, we explore why focusing on energy not time is smart.
(from the article) One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work – generally, every person I’ve spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.
And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the official statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Leo is an incredible researcher who's equally talented at sharing the knowledge he discovers with this research.
Here, he presents scientific data to back up the "life-hacker" inspired position he's constantly taking to rethink the workday. Maybe reevaluating something that was invented (without much backup) almost 100 years ago isn't such a bad idea!