You should never work on weekends unless you’re doing one thing

 
Hustle culture is strong. And so is Blursday. The pandemic taught us just how productive we could be when we eked out more work from a bedroom or kitchen than from commuting or sitting through long in-person meetings everyday. Still, we know that setting boundaries is important, and weekends are supposed to provide just that.

An errant tweet from VC Jordan Kong sparked a conversation about the pros and cons of pushing those boundaries in the name of getting ahead: “Unpopular opinion: the best thing young people can do early in their careers is to work on the weekends.” For Herbert Lui, author of Creative Doing, it ignited a thought-provoking essay that ranged from noting the inequity of essential vs. knowledge workers to the benefits (and privileges) of being able to pursue learning. Ultimately, Lui landed on a perspective that offers opportunity and advancement without having to work yourself to death.
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