Sunday, March 21, 2010

Every Wednesday off...


Here's one for pondering as we all enter the beginning of a long, new work week... what if we all got every Wednesday off?

Think about it; nobody would work more than two days in a row. I foresee many benefits to this format:
  • Every Tuesday evening and Wednesday would be free giving everyone more of that leisure time we all so desperately need to enhance our personal wellness.
  • More family time, or time with friends would be so nice.
  • More concentrated effort during the other four work days each week would result in higher productivity and less stress for all.
  • We'd all be more rested.
  • Kids would be more focused in school.
Ten hour days on the work days excluding Wednesday would still result in a forty hour week (if that's even what we need; I question that.)

We so desperately need balance in our lives, and this work week format would provide some.

Quality, not quantity... Why is it always the simplest axioms we have such a difficult time putting to practice?
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