55 (Hours) and (Barely) Alive

At this point there should be little doubt that working longer hours isn’t always healthy. Even within an eight hour you’re likely going to start slowing down. Either because you didn’t get enough sleep, work is stressful or a lack of time for yourself. Whatever the reason, after a certain amount of hours you likely…

Smartphones and Slacking

I’ve been traveling off and on for the past month and I’ve noticed something pretty distinctive. If you know about malls or plazas where there are a lot of different stores you might notice kiosk vendors. Usually these vendors have a product that their selling or their offering some sort of niche service. Maybe they…

Work and “Time Poverty”

Last August we discussed a Gallup Poll that determined the obvious: we work more than we’re technically “supposed” to work. The study found based on a summary of the 2013-2014 numbers that Americans are more likely to work an average of forty-seven hours a week instead of the forty hours that is more commonly associated…