Norwegians do it every day


Inspired from: "The Loud American's Guide to Doing Business in Norway

Norwegians are very disciplined

Everyone is at work when they need to

They work hard

They go to meetings

They take phone calls

They reply to emails

Until the clock switches to 16h

At 16h it is time to go

Even if you are in the middle of a meeting

Or in the middle of a conversation

It is completely acceptable to leave at 16h

You need to pick up the kids

Also if you are a man

You may not even say good evening to your colleagues

You will see them anyway the next morning

You are efficient

You work effectively during the day

And when it is time to go home

You go home

You take care of the kids

You do physical activities

Often you come back to your computer later during the evening

When the kids are sleeping

And finish things you may not have managed to finish before 16h

Norwegians are well-organised and efficient

Don't be like American

And overwork yourself. 

Don't be loud either

It won't work

The Loud American's Guide tells you more about how work and business works in Norway

And how it does not work!

Open for pre-order of signed copies

 

 

 

You may also want to check out the bestseller series The Social Guidebooks to Norway which takes you through a Norwegian adventure outside work

           

Enjoy Norway!

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By Julien S. Bourrelle

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