“Work hard, play hard.” According to TaskUs CEO and President Jaspar Weir, it’s time for this Sisyphean notion in the workplace to end. For years, startups have hinged their workplace cultures on creating this “balance,” yet time has shown that it fails more often than not. Burning the candle at both ends is not conducive for achieving optimal performance company-wide. On top of that, trying to maintain a rigorous workload and a highly active social life can be dangerous.
At TaskUs, “we think ‘work hard, have fun’ is a better way of putting it.”
Read the full article: Work Hard, Have Fun: Reclaiming A Combative Work Environment (Forbes)