Disconnecting Time and Effort
Most of the western working world gets paid for their time. 9-5, shifts, hourly, you have to put in some effort or you would get fired, but for the most part the effort one puts into the time is because you enjoy it, are a hard worker, or perhaps want to ask for a raise.
School also tends to be time based. Sure there are tests and effort to pass tests, but most of “school” is just time. Time and effort are connected in some instances. Learning a first musical instrument takes time and effort together or one will never learn to play even at a mediocre fashion.
The way of the future is in disconnecting time and effort. There is much to say about “The 1099 Economy,” but at the core it disconnects employees’ time from the effort they put in.
Managers of salaried employees could learn from this as well. Try setting a list of things that need done by the end of the day for a team. Let the...
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