9-5 Work day is Becoming 24/7
This was the cry of a desperate news anchor in the film Network (1976). Ironically, the pressure to work hard to lift his performance/ratings/KPI’s drove him to his mentally ill state, also turns him into an overnight sensation. He becomes enlightened and the energy from his epiphany pushes people to question themselves and reflect on what are they living/working for?
In an interesting article regarding work/life balance, researchers found that banning after hours email could help switch off, it also stressed others, as it stopped them from achieving work goals and deadlines.