The Folly of Bragging About Long Hours

This new wave appears to fly in the face of colleagues and overlords who say “if you don’t work on Saturday, don’t even bother coming in on Sunday”:

“I have a friend who’s a serial entrepreneur and whose latest entrepreneurial venture, his tenth or eleventh, has proven to be ‘the charm.’…he’s never worked fewer hours in his life. And he’s very quick to brag about this. Which I find rare and refreshing. In my experience, when speaking to people about their jobs, for the most part workers in America do the exact opposite: they brag about how many hours they work, thumping their chests with pride harder and harder with each additional hour they work or are forced to work.”

Read: What We Brag About When We Brag About Long Hours at Vault

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