Bad sleep hurts work performance. You need a good night’s sleep to be at your best.
This, in a nutshell, is the underlying reason I stress the importance of quality sleep each week: You’re not you when you’re running on less than 7 hours of sleep each night.
You’re not in this alone.
Poor sleep impacts millions of Americans — and research suggests the issue is getting worse, not better.
A recent study found 35.6% of people get less than 7 hours of sleep each night, or the baseline amount for a good night’s sleep. That’s up from 30.9% of people who got inadequate sleep each night in 2010.
I bring this up because I know, with 2020 just getting started, that many of you have set career goals for the new year. Maybe you’re making a push for a promotion, looking to make more sales than you ever have before, or aiming to land your dream job. I think that’s great, and I fully support setting ambitious professional goals.
Unfortunately, I’ve noticed many people sacrifice sleep in order …