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How working 9 to 5 harms your productivity


Do you work from 9 to 5? A lot of us common folks do. Ever thought how working 9 to 5 harms your productivity? What began during the British Industrial Revolution between 1840 to 1860 – the 8 hour work shift, continues to haunt us even today.

But why do we still follow this?

Because most of the companies still believe that longer hours will lead to more productivity. Researches, on the other hand suggest that it leads to exhaustion and may not be as productive as we tend to think.

So what should we do?

Infographic from amazing productivity app Podio suggests that we should assign tasks in such a way that we get to do the most challenging tasks when we are most productive during a day. Furthermore, it’s better to do one task at a time rather than multitasking.

Here is something that will you help you convince your boss to let you work fewer hours –

How working 9 to 5 harms your productivity