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Many of us admit that we don’t get as much sleep as we should at night. And it’s not always our fault. We’re thinking about the events of the day, worrying about the events of tomorrow, remembering things we need to do, struggling with being too hot or too cold, tossing and turning … it […]

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NAP-shifting

Posted by on 25 January 2011

A recent article in the Huffington Post by Ms. Huffington herself spoke of the need (for women) to get more sleep if they want to get ahead in this country. She goes one step further to state that Americans are increasingly sleep deprived. Not surprising. I have to wonder, are workshifters a close second to […]

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The Power of Naps for Workshifters

Posted by on 29 November 2010

Last Friday I travelled up to London by train to attend a business networking party in the evening, followed by workshops all day on Saturday and Sunday.  I didn’t get home till late Sunday evening, caught up with emails etc. on Monday, and by late Tuesday morning I had a headache and felt like every […]

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The Workshifting Multiplier: Sleep

Posted by on 11 October 2010

The conversation of sleep has recently come up in the last few weeks amongst some fellow workshifters in my town. All of us are notorious for pulling late hours and depriving ourselves of recharge. For some reason there is a common badge of honor associated with this practice. I believe this is a myth. Getting […]

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The Importance of Sleep

Posted by on 2 October 2009

I don’t spend my day thinking about sleep.  My mind is consumed with work, life, and everything in between.  However, I notice a material difference in my performance depending on the number of hours of sleep I get. 7 – 8:  Rock star6 – 7:  Feeling good5 – 6:  Is a cold coming on?4 – 5:  […]

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