3 days VS 5 days - Which Work Week do you prefer?

Hello everyone !

I was just curious and wanted to discuss about the whole idea of a workweek structure. Whether you’re a fan of the classic 5-day grind or an advocate for the innovative 3-day workweek, everyone has a preference. Let’s explore the pros and cons and hear your thoughts :slight_smile:

:arrows_counterclockwise: The Classic 5-Day Week: Pros:

  1. Routine and Consistency: The 5-day workweek provides a stable routine, making it easier to plan personal and professional activities.
  2. Incremental Progress: The structure allows for consistent progress on projects and tasks, breaking them down into manageable daily goals.


  1. Time Constraints: Limited personal time during the workweek can sometimes lead to burnout, affecting overall well-being.
  2. Longer Workdays: The compressed timeframe often results in longer workdays, potentially impacting work-life balance.

:rainbow: The Trendy 3-Day Week: Pros:

  1. Extended Weekends: Longer weekends provide more time for rest, relaxation, and pursuing personal interests or hobbies.
  2. Increased Productivity: Some argue that a condensed workweek promotes heightened focus and productivity, making each workday more impactful.


  1. Intense Workdays: Longer workdays might be mentally and physically taxing, especially if the workload remains constant.
  2. Transition Challenges: Adjusting to a 3-day workweek may require significant changes in workflow and company practices.

Share with us! –

  1. Which workweek structure do you prefer, and why? Are you a traditionalist who thrives in the routine of a 5-day week, or do you find the idea of a 3-day week more appealing for work-life balance?
  2. What changes would you make to your current workweek? Whether you’re on a 3-day or 5-day schedule, share your thoughts on how your ideal workweek would look. What adjustments would contribute to a more balanced and fulfilling professional life?

Let’s hear your perspectives on this ever-evolving topic! :globe_with_meridians::speech_balloon:

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The society just won’t allow u to be retired. Everything on inflation and it seems like crime to wanna quit for a 6 months break.

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Hi @Hui

Tell us more about your thoughts on this! It’s interesting to hear - what do you mean it seems like it’s a crime to feel like you want to take a break? Is it societal’s expectations? Is it family’s expectations? Or is it a lifestyle spending issue?
Would love to hear your thoughts!

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