The Link Between Sleep and Job Performance
A good night’s sleep is not a luxury – it’s essential for performing well.
Are you feeling fatigued? Sacrificing sleep to get more work done will not make you more productive. Rather, it will make you less focused, more prone to making mistakes and more irritable – thus jeopardizing your overall, long-term job performance. Rob Newsom of the National Sleep Foundation explains the link between lack of sleep and a diminished job performance. He offers useful tips for workers to break the vicious cycle of sleep deprivation and overwork. Anybody who has experienced a lack of sleep in the past two weeks can benefit from his insights.
About the Author
Rob Newsom is a staff writer at the National Sleep Foundation.
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