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Re: [XP] Re: Forming an XP dot-com

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  • Robert Sartin
    ... Basically by convincing them you get more and better work done by not burning out. Regards, Rob __________________________________________________ Do You
    Message 1 of 145 , Jan 1, 2001
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      --- Keith Richardson <keith@...> wrote:
      > How do you sell the concept that a 40 hour week from employees is
      > better in the long run for investors than a 50 hour work week?
      > Particularly when their other companies are working 60 hour work
      > weeks. Any ammunition would help before this comes up!

      Basically by convincing them you get more and better work done by not
      burning out.

      Regards,

      Rob


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    • Steve Freeman
      From: Bob Koss ... Then you re not doing XP! Kent says there have to be snacks ;-) Steve
      Message 145 of 145 , Jan 13, 2001
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        From: "Bob Koss" <koss@...>
        > > I like Bob Martin's idea. Instead of calling it the 40 hour week,
        > > call it the 8 hour burn. The idea is to work so focused and intensely
        > > that at 1700 you're obviously good for nothing more than going home
        >
        > And I'm here to tell you that it's balls to the wall for those 8 hours!
        >
        > I've had the opportunity to work with Bob in his home office. The work day
        > started at exactly 9am, we usually had a sandwich (standing up) around noon,
        > and by 5pm I was so drained that I wasn't sure that I could drive back to my
        > hotel. I couldn't imagine working more than 40 hours a week at that pace.

        Then you're not doing XP! Kent says there have to be snacks ;-)

        Steve
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