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Why Working Less Is Better For You
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Val Wright -- Global Leadership and Innovation Expert Val Wright -- Global Leadership and Innovation Expert
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: Los Angeles , CA
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

 

25 hours is the optimal number of hours to work in a week before you start making mistakes. That is what a new study from the Melbourne Institute proved and I argue that it applies to anyone regardless of age.

Everyone knows that the longer you work the less effective you become, but now there is research to prove that measuring your time in the office is detrimental to your productivity.

Microsoft recently tested a three day weekend for the month of August and saw a 39% increase in productivity over last year. It is no surprise that 92% of the 2,300 employees said they preferred working four days a week, so why don't more companies adopt this approach?

I was interviewed on Radio shows in San Diego, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Grand Rapids, and Des Moines last week about this and I shared the three ways right now today that you can let your employees work less:

1) Let your team know that results matter more than time in the office
2) Watch for burnout on your team and make sure they are maintaining their health and energy levels
3) Regularly ask “What can we stop doing to give you more time and save your energy?"

I’d love to hear how you have implemented this already in your teams.

Dedicated to growing your business,Val

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  Val Wright is a recognized leadership and organization expert. Working with Xbox, Microsoft, Amazon and LinkedIn, she has spent the last 20 years partnering with executives to accelerate growth and gain market superiority across the the games, technology, retail and e-commerce industries.

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