Research shows that five work hours a day can improve productivity and bolster wellbeing. There’s only one thing holding companies back
It had taken them five minutes per package to ship before, but within a few weeks they had got that down to less than three minutes. They were doing stuff that real productivity experts would do. I told them they had a constraint and it forced them to creatively think.
The idea was to give people more freedom, but we were finding we were going ‘oh fuck, we need to get everything done in those hours’ so it became more stressful
“Research indicates that five hours is about the maximum that most of us can concentrate hard on something,”