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Bloomberg's guide to success: “Don't take a lunch break or go to the bathroom” (twitter.com)
2 points by shalmanese 4 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments

Now I see why Jeff Bezos called him to run for president. Jeff also doesn’t believe in employees having bathroom breaks.

Full quote because it was too long for the title:

Michael Bloomberg's guide to success.

"Make sure you're the first one in there every day and the last one to leave. Don't ever take a lunch break or go to the bathroom. You keep working."

Honestly, if you want to be up for raises and promotions in a corporate environment, this isn't bad advice at all. All other things being equal, someone who comes in earlier will be seen as a harder worker than someone who comes in later. It's a pretty easy win.

(Myself, I'm more of a slacker...)

What an utterly cheap way to motivate people for your own benefit, because surely he can’t have ignored the possibility that his employees could follow this great recipe.

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