“People are trading in their work day for work-moments when they go to the office”–Jason Fried
This is a pragmatic and insightful talk about how and why work gets done or doesn’t.
“You don’t go to sleep, you go towards sleep.” –Fried compares the sleep cycle to the work cycle. I love this because it’s the same with work–you don’t go to work, you go to a place where work can happen, but unless the experience and circumstances of that work-place are right, you don’t get anything done.
The Real Problems of the Workplace according to Fried:
One solution he shares is “No Talk Thursdays,” where people come in and work but do not talk to each other. The focus of his talk is on getting uninterrupted time to focus and think critically about one’s job.
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