Linked – The Cost of Working Overtime

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“We’ve known for years that our minds need downtime in between focused work. But add the 24/7 stimulation of smartphone technology and, psychiatrist and author Edward M. Hallowell says, we overload the brain’s circuits, which causes smart people to under-perform at work.This frequently happens within the standard eight-hour workday. Take that information overload and stretch it out over 10 or 15 hours of overtime at the office, and you lose productivity quickly.”

Gee, just when businesses convinced themselves that all this technology could get us to work more, it turns out they may be shooting themselves in the foot with it. 😉

The Cost of Working Overtime

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