As a society, we have long held onto this notion that the hustle never stops; there’s always more money to make or a bigger promotion to secure. When we examine the effects of overworking on employees, especially those from marginalized groups and backgrounds, we find that the stress and grind of hustle culture can have negative effects on workers’ mental and physical health.

Hear from BBC about hustle culture in the world of work, what that means for us as a society, and how this rise-and-grind approach is evolving.

“There’s a growing realization that to get ahead, you also need some creative space to rest, iterate and ideate – and you can’t do any of those things if you’re always busy.” Brooks E Scott

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