being effective and productive

For how long are we actually productive in a working day?

by Ishita Iyer

30 Apr, 2019

Robert Owen, a leading Welsh activist, advocated the 40-hour work week in the early 19th century. This followed a brutal era that had people working almost 12 hours a day, almost every single day. Owen also coined the famous phrase, ”eight hours labour, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest.” Shorter attention spans But, in the