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Working long hours, productivity, well being - the stats

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In this article from WEF, we see some scary satistics on health, well being and productivity when connected to the concept that working long hours is a great achievement.

In fact quite the opposite, from increasing your risk of developing various diseases and even early death, investments in well being and mindfulness and showing increases in productivity.

2 case studies extol the virtues of flexible working times and agreed working patterns, as well the use of yoga, meditation and getting a good nights sleep as ways to promote healthy body and mind - with some direct links to improving productivity.

Are your working practices changing? Yet?

JOHN | THINKING HR