Setups: a collection of creator workspaces and tools

If you’re still working from home, doing a hybrid thing, or looking to work from home in the future, you might need some inspiration for your workspace. Setups is a “repository of workspaces, items & tools from the creator community” and could be the answer.

Product designer Siddharth Arun put it all together and takes submissions for the site.

There’s also an Items section that displays the various pieces of tech people use.

Follow @setups_ on Twitter or @setupsco on Instagram for updates.

Research shows that 5 working hours a day can boost productivity and wellbeing

But apparently, there’s a catch:

Rheingans CEO Lasse Rheingans says when he first floated the idea of compressed working with staff they came up with the idea of banning distractions like smartphones from their desks and minimising the use of “productivity killers like Slack”. The aim for Rheingans was to keep productivity constant but to give people more time off.

Although more productive and better for work-life balance, Rheingans says that, like Corcoran, he discovered after a year that shorter days are not without their downsides. “We realised that we were losing something on the relationship level,” he says. “It affects loyalty and team culture and the relationships people have in a company, when you don’t have time for chatter and small talk and coffee together.”

“Loyalty”. “Team culture“. Yawn. Many people come to work to do work and go home. Stop trying to make work = family happen. Ugh.

(via Wired)