Remember the 40-hour workweek? Seems that’s gone the way of the 5-cent cigar. It’s no wonder businesspeople burn out, become coffee addicts, and need anti-depressants.
On one hand, America’s work ethic is something to be proud of. On the other hand, don’t such productive people deserve an occasional Sabbatical?
- 77. Percentage of senior executives and managers who work 41 to 60 hours a week
- 11. Percentage of business leaders who work 11 hours or more a day
- 40. Percentage of businesspeople who work 10 or more hours a day
Source: NFI Research. (Star Tribune 8-14-09)