As a founder, your own emotional health is another key metric you need to manage, and you need to treat it as such. I rely on three simple interventions: 1) Get a good night’s rest. Failing that, take a nap. On days when I haven’t had enough sleep, every problem seems like a mountain, and … Continue reading I’m a founder, and I’m feeling down. What should I do?
When it comes to doing cognitive work most adults perform best in the late morning. Most people are more easily distracted from noon to 4 p.m. Alertness tends to slump after eating a meal. Sleepiness also tends to peak around 2 p.m., making that a good time for a nap. For most adults, problems that … Continue reading The Best Time of Day For 10 Key Activities
I read this doozy of a paragraph in a story in Inc on “Sleep & Productivity”: “Lose just one night’s sleep and your cognitive capacity is roughly the same as being over the alcohol limit. Yet we regularly hail as heroes the executives who take the red eye, jump into a rental car, and zoom … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation = Drunkenness
Are you ready? 1) Get enough sleep2) Have more sex. The University of Michigan reports that getting an extra hour of sleep per night has more impact on your happiness than an extra $60,000 per year. I guess I’m on to something when I tell people that if I were a billionaire, I’d take more … Continue reading Two Simple Steps To Feel Like You’re Making An Extra $110,000 Per Year
As you know, I’m obsessed with sleep. When people ask me, “How would your life change if you suddenly became a billionaire,” I always answer, “I’d build my own indoor basketball court, and I’d take a nap every day.” It turns out that science agrees. Loughborough University researchers compared three methods of fighting 3:30 PM … Continue reading The Best Solution To Sleepiness? Take A Nap!