Robert F. Kennedy took up a paper route as a young boy. However, he had the family chauffeur driving him, so that he could make his deliveries in a Rolls-Royce.
Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per year than British workers, and 499 more hours per year than French workers.
A tax auditor in Finland died at his desk, and despite there being 100 staff on the same floor in the department no-one realized he was dead for 2 days.
Hunter Gatherers experienced far more leisure time and far fewer hours of work than members of modern industrial society
One of the top things people regret when they are dying is that they worked too hard.
A Finnish tax auditor died at his desk at work and no one noticed for two days. “People thought he wanted to work in peace and no one disturbed him”.
32% of American workers admit to having an “Work Spouse”, an office husband or office wife with whom they have bonds similar to that of a marriage.
A civilian employee destroyed a half billion dollar submarine just to “get out of work early.”
US men work on average a half hour longer than women per day.