Why everything about the modern workplace is wrong

Jason Fried from 37signals fame sits down to talk about why you can’t actually work at work. Brilliant idea about using a ping to see if someone is available or not. This allows them to answer non time critical questions when it’s most convient for them and avoid interruptions.

Would this help you “work at work”?

  • This is the most accurate description of the corporate environment I’ve ever heard.

    • Anonymous

      I could not agree more. It was like he was following me around when I worked IT a few years back.

  • John

    I read in a book or somewhere before that every time someone is interupted at work that it takes a certain amount of time to get back into what they were doing, like only about 4 out of 8 hours in the day might actually include real work being done, the rest being wasted.