We sometimes allow ourselves to get derailed by what we assume is discouragement but is actually just a lack of sleep. When we’re tired, we don’t have access to the same kinds of emotional and intellectual resources as we do when we’re well rested. In this episode, we discuss how you can actually achieve more by sleeping more.
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In this episode, you’ll discover:
- Five damaging effects of exhaustion on you and your productivity.
How sufficient rest sparks creativity and resourcefulness.
The importance of differentiating between your circle of influence and circle of concern.
The science behind the power of a consistent bedtime ritual.
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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:
Question: What habits do you need to change this week to make sure you get enough sleep?
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Michael Hyatt is the author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Recognized by magazines like Forbes and Inc as an important online marketing and leadership expert, he’s also the founder of Platform University and 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever. Read more about him here.
Michele Cushatt is a popular speaker and author. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or her blog. She’s a three-time cancer survivor with a powerful, personal story. Listen to it here or read about it in her memoir, Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Imperfect Life.
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