If you had 50 Fridays off this year, what would you do with them?
Imagine if every weekend this year was a 3-day weekend. What would you do with that extra time?
Maybe some of the time you’d be able to hang out with friends and family, if they were off work or school too. Some of the time you could take for yourself, pursuing a hobby, learning a new skill, or giving to charity. You could even spend some of the time getting your chores done, freeing up your weekend itself.
There's so much that changes once you start working a 4-day work week, even if you're working 10-hour days, or 40 hours per week. Admittedly, there's research that says 4-day work weeks with 10-hour days don't provide as much benefit to the employees as 4 days of 8 hours, or 32 hours per week.
In most cases, the fewer hours you're working, the less stress you’re under, and the happier you are. But it can still be beneficial even just being able to have 3...