713: Accomplishing More with Fewer Hours: Insights on Productivity, Rest, and the 40-Hour Work Week with Joe Sanok


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Joe Sanok shares compelling research on how we can achieve more by working fewer hours.


1) What Iceland learned from a four-day work week

2) The 1-minute trick for dramatically improving productivity

3) Quick focus hacks for achieving flow faster

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Joe Sanok is the author of Thursday is the New Friday: How to work fewer hours, make more money, and spend time doing what you want. It examines how the four-day workweek boosts creativity and productivity. Joe has been featured in Forbes, GOOD Magazine, and the Smart Passive Income Podcast. He is the host of the popular The Practice of the Practice Podcast, which is recognized as one of the Top 50 Podcasts worldwide with over 100,000 downloads each month. Bestselling authors, experts, scholars, and business leaders and innovators are featured and interviewed in the 550 plus podcasts he has done over the last six years.

• Joe’s book: Thursday is the New Friday: How to Work Fewer Hours, Make More Money, and Spend Time Doing What You Want

• Joe’s website: ThursdayIsTheNewFriday.com


• Study: “Going Public: Iceland's Journey to a Shorter Working Week”

• Study: “Brief diversions vastly improve focus, researchers find” (full text)

• Book: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth About Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

• Book: The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer


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