Stop Your Employees from Working for More Success


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If you own a business, then a normal 9-to-5 hour day sounds crazy. You probably want your employees to work long hours along with you. Usually business owners feel that working long hours demonstrates commitment, which will lead to productivity and increased profits.

Actually, that’s not true. Busy does not always mean productive. In addition, working long hours, day after day, can lead to burnout. Even if you have lots of energy and some of your employees are also willing to burn the midnight oil, eventually it will hurt. As a result, the quality of your work will decline, which could lead to mistakes and loss of clients.

When you create a manageable work schedule in your company, employee retention will increase and people will want to work for you. Even some tech companies, which have been known for demanding long, intense days, are offering the 40-hour workweek as a perk. John Tozzi in Bloomberg Businessweek says that some companies require staff to not check their email or do any work once they leave the office. As a result, fewer mistakes are made and the staff is happy, which increases productivity and loyalty.

Let your employees work less, smarter, and get more done.

Republished with author's permission from original post.

Barry Moltz
Barry Moltz Group
Barry Moltz has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. Barry is a nationally recognized expert on entrepreneurship who has given hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging from 2 to 2,. His third book, BAM! Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World shows how customer service is the new marketing.


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