I’ve been thinking a lot about sleep recently. Most research shows that we don’t get enough, and our deficit is seriously hurting our productivity, our physical health, even our mental well being. Leaders and business writers like Arianna Huffington and Tom Rath are devoting more time to the topic. Greg McKeown’s Essentialism, a book I’m […]
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Our society puts a high value on achievement but not much on rest. I hear people brag about how much they work and play but never how much they sleep—usually the opposite. But what if sleep could help you achieve more? My team and I just finished launching the Get Noticed! Theme for WordPress, and […]
Several years ago, when I was the CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, I was presiding over our monthly business review meeting. One by one, each of our divisional managers would appear before the executive team and review their operating results for the previous month. At the first break, one of my business consultants who was […]
As a leader, it is easy to get sucked into high maintenance relationships. When this happens, you and your organization suffer. Here’s how to avoid this common pitfall.
Recess is an important time for children. It provides them with a chance to blow off steam, so they can be more productive. But adults need it too. Justin Wise explains why and how in this guest post.
Sometimes, you get stuck in a funk and can’t figure out why. Here are 24 ways to get out of it.
Too often, we seem to accept the fact that our energy level is what it is. Not true. Here are 37 things you can do to put more spring in your step.
Of all the things that affect my energy and productivity, nothing is more important than getting a good night’s sleep. Exercise, diet, and mental focus are all important, but they can’t make up for a lack of rest. Here’s how I make sure I get a good night’s sleep.