Performance

Posted In Performance
by Tony Schwartz

Relax! You’ll Be More Productive

Think for a moment about your typical workday. Do you wake up tired? Check your e-mail before you get out of bed? Skip breakfast or grab something on...

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Posted In Performance
by Tony Schwartz

The Magic of Doing One Thing at a...

Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but...

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Posted In Performance
by Tony Schwartz

The Secret to Sustaining High Job Performance

How do you drive sustainably high performance in an era of relentlessly rising demand? Understandably, this question keeps countless leaders and managers up at night. It is also...

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Posted In Performance
by Tony Schwartz

It’s Not the Hours We Work, but the...

I was in the middle of writing a column on Thursday about workaholism and overwork when Jeb Bush serendipitously appeared to set me straight. Americans don’t work too...

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Posted In Performance
by Tony Schwartz

The Rhythm of Great Performance

For nearly 15 years, I’ve been making the case — in my writing and with corporate clients — that employees can be more productive by working fewer hours...

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Posted In Performance
by Tony Schwartz

Sleep as a Competitive Advantage

At 6 p.m. last Friday, I boarded a plane for Bangalore, India. At 1 p.m. Tuesday, I arrived back in New York after two days of meetings and...

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