Sleep and Productivity: Is It Time For a Nap?

Sleep and productivity might seem at odds with each other. In some fields, people even boast about their crazy hours or how little sleep they get. But that kind of thinking is misguided. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention make clear that our collective lack of sleep is dangerous to both our […]

Productivity for Parents: Maximize Your Lunch Hour

Productivity for parents doesn’t mean squeezing in some work anytime you have a spare moment. I recently shared some ideas for a Fast Company article called “Six Ways Parents Can Make the Most of Their Lunch Hour,” although these tips apply to anyone, not just parents. As writer Lisa Rabasca Roepe says in the introduction […]

The Relationship Between Productivity and Health: WNYC Money Talking

I’m excited to share that I was recently interviewed for WNYC’s Money Talking by host Charlie Herman. Charlie’s team found me through an article I wrote for the Harvard Business Review that got a lot of attention. It was really a commentary about our always-on culture; about the relationship between productivity and health. But the […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Productivity with Attention Management, #4

It’s easy to forget the effect that nutrition and exercise can have on our ability to be productive and achieve our significant results.  If you find yourself easily distracted and have difficulty focusing, it could mean that your body is deficient in a vital nutrient.  The 4th way to improve your productivity with attention management […]