April 25, 2019
"Sure, you want your employees to work hard, but what happens when they buy into the mentality of grinding until they drop? Rather than laud your team's workaholics, promote balance to get better -- not more -- work.
Sending a Slack at 2 a.m. gets a social thumbs-up from the pro-hustle crowd. Logging a mere 45-hour workweek? That’s slacker territory.
Such is the mentality of modern professionals who feast on the notion that more is, well, more. Their hustle-centric mottos have so gripped today’s workforce that they inspired a piece in The New York Times. Journalist Erin Griffith, arguing against a culture that venerates workaholism over well-being, notes that this frenetic pace can only have one ending: total burnout."
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