More Sleep at Work Helps us Wake Up

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Bestselling author Tony Schwartz extolls the importance of creating personal energy at work, and the necessity for organisations to have beds in the office where people can sleep! If we do that, maybe it will wake up the workplace.

  • Why the big impetus to change in life doesn’t come from great opportunity, it comes from pain.
  • To get high productivity from someone, is not to demand more of them, but to actually meet their core needs
  • Why the world has a human energy crisis – renewing our energy (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual) is the key to getting more done with the energy we spend.
  • Why taking naps during the work day means you get more done, of a higher standard


Tony Schwartz

Tony Schwartz

More Sleep at Work Helps us Wake Up

Date of Interview: 24.03.11

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About Tony

Tony Schwartz is founder and CEO of The Energy Project, a company that helps individuals and organizations fuel energy, engagement, focus and productivity by harnessing the science of high performance. Tony’s new book, The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working: The Four Forgotten Needs that Energize Great Performance, will be published in May by the Free Press. His last book, The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy Not Time, co-authored with Jim Loehr, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller and has been translated into 28 languages.

Tony began his career as a journalist, and worked as a reporter at the New York Times and a staff writer at Newsweek and New York. He has also written for Esquire, Fast Company, Vanity Fair and the Harvard Business Review. Tony coauthored the #1 bestselling The Art of the Deal with Donald Trump and also wrote What Really Matters: Searching for Wisdom in America. A frequent keynote speaker, Tony has also coached more than two dozen CEOs and senior leaders.

The Energy Project’s clients include Sony, Google, Ernst & Young, the Los Angeles Police Department, the Cleveland Clinic, Shell, IBM, Fidelity, Ford, Gap and Blue Shield of California.