Why This Company Thrives on the 5-Hour Workday

My friend and previous Camp Maverick counselor, Stephan Aarstol, just did something pretty shocking. He reduced everyone on his team’s working hours to just 5 per day! Yup!

From a recent INC magazine article: “In May this year, Stephan Aarstol effectively doubled the per-hour earnings of every employee at his business, Tower Paddle Boards. Yet payroll didn’t budge. Aarsol did this by exploiting the insight that, for startups, time is a more malleable resource than money. So instead of giving his employees salary raises, he reduced the company workday to five hours…”

Read the whole article here.

The Five Hour Workday

Get Stephan’s new book describing his experiment here.

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