Four day week and why you should adopt it

Four day week, is it productive? Four day week, what is it? When I started out in business a few years ago, I wanted teams of people working as much as possible to get more done. Unfourtnetly you can only get so much out of one person, never mind my 13 staff. Henry Ford first proposed the idea of a 8 hour day back in the 1900’s, his staff typically worked around 14 hours a day. He found, however that by working fewer hours, his staff were more focused and more productive. In 1926, Ford Motor company became one of the first businesses in the world to adopt a five-day, 40 hour week. Today, it’s the norm. An article in the New York Times times by CEO James Fried reported that his were more productive, healthier and motivated by working four days a week. With less time to work, there was less time to waste. They were more focused and determined at getting the job done. At Dreamr, my staff have extra long lunches, attend local events and on a Wednesday, they have dedicated time to learn new skills. They even use it to brush up on old ones or

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week – What is it? Global Entrepreneurship Week is upon us and it’s time to get super excited about entrepreneurship in the United Kingdom. Supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs and promoting those starting new businesses the week long event is something not to be missed. Global Entrepreneurship Week – My Involvement You can follow all things entrepreneurship over on their Twitter using the hashtag: #GEWmakeit and check out my speaking at UTC in Media City tomorrow over on my own twitter: Mylo Kaye. Tweets by @mylokaye