If you ever find yourself at a company doing this: leave ASAP. The “hard work” heroism is an incredibly bad take for everyone. Long work hours destroy people’s mental health, and they don’t even increase productivity. Overworked people make lots of mistakes, only wasting time.

RT hadip@twitter.com:

> The Internet Explorer team was the hardest-working team I’ve ever been on. And I’ve worked at multiple start-ups. It was a sprint, not a marathon. …

twitter.com/hadip/status/14265

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The guy wrote this thread without realizing how he is describing a massively toxic culture. And he concludes by stating that he now applies the lessons learned here at his startup. For me this conclusion reads as: “If you work at that startup: run! RUN! NOW!!!”

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