How much work left outstanding is acceptable?
No one is leaving work having completed everything they must do. So how much work left outstanding is acceptable?
It seems to be arbitrary.
If you are in the office for eight hours then if you have stuff left over that is okay?
What if Jane get twice as much done as Greg. Why is it acceptable for Greg to leave twice as much outstanding? Why is it not acceptable for Jane to work four hours and have the same amount of work left for tomorrow?
In the corporate world, no one is thinking like this. Like they have finite time on the planet.
If you can do a day’s work in half a day why are you working full days? Because they have paid for your time, not your results, despite what your annual review says. And no one cares, as long as they see you around looking busy.
The most important decision you can make is what time you are going to stop work today. But realise this is for you and your family, not because you have done enough work for the day. There is always more to do. So why not do something you love to do?
"The ordinary man is always doing things,