Flirting with a Shorter Work Day

Breaking news: Our progressive friends over in Sweden are currently flirting with new working practices that include a six hour work day.

“The eight-hour work day is not as effective as one would think,” says Linus Feldt, CEO of Filimundus, a Stockholm based app developer. “To stay focused on a specific work task for eight hours is a huge challenge. In order to cope, we mix in things and pauses to make the work day more endurable. At the same time, we are [finding] it hard to manage our private life outside of work.”

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