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The Demise of Naps?
- Improve memory – Sleep allows you to transfer short-term memories into long-term memory banks. A napper can do a mini-download during the day to free space for other short-term memory making during the remainder of the day.
- Boost mood – Naps can improve emotional regulation so you are less irritable.
- Spark creativity – A short snooze elevates activity in the brain’s right hemisphere, which manages creativity and insight.
- Increase energy, alertness and concentration – An 20-minute nap yields stage 2 sleep to enhance efficiency for the afternoon.
Disengagement results in $500 million annually in lost productivity…
These statistics say it all. No need for me to add more. Ponder.
We are in an interesting period of the coronavirus pandemic. Life is starting to feel more “normal” with improving case numbers…
The message of “pay attention to your employees as human-beings” is iterated again and again…
As a leader, your focus is often on those around you—your team, your employees, your bosses, especially when it comes to well-being.