More than 31% of college-educated male workers are regularly logging 50 or more hours a week at work, up from 22% in 1980. Forty percent of American adults get less than seven hours of sleep on weekdays, reports the National Sleep Foundation, up from 31% in 2001. Bloomberg Business Week
I was doing research for a talk I'll be giving in June titled, Work to Live, Don't Live to Work, and I found these statistics very interesting. To tell you the truth, it doesn't surprise me in the least. The fact of the matter is this: There are only 24 hours in a day and if you're using more hours for work, what more important things are you missing out on? The full article has a wealth of information and if you're in the San Diego area, you should come see my presentation!