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Time for Work

(Photo via Bentley Historical Library)

My apprentices and I were reviewing their work schedules when it struck me: are they putting in enough time? How much time is “enough time?”

Like most questions I don’t know the answer to, I asked my friends:

I expected a handful of answers and opinions but was instead bombarded by a wealth of great thoughts, questions, and resources.

Here are a few interesting things that I learned, in no particular order:

My conclusion, so far: I think I’ll start by suggesting and shooting for 35 hours a week, certainly not much less and probably not much more. How do you handle your work week?

Further reading

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