Overwork has become an epidemic in today’s business culture. Executives arrive at the office before dawn or stay until late at night, out of fear that their careers will collapse if they relax for a moment. Entrepreneur Aaron Edelheit argues that extreme overwork is unhealthy and wrongheaded from a business standpoint. Exhausted, stressed workers often prove less productive, less creative and more prone to mistakes. He proposes an elegant cure: Set aside one 24-hour period a week during which you relax and totally disconnect from work.
About the Author
Entrepreneur and private investment manager Aaron Edelheit is the chief strategy officer at FLO Technologies.