We've known for some time that sleep deprivation is associated with decreased productivity and a lack of focus, but that's not the end of the story: Insufficient sleep is also linked with less innovation, lower job satisfaction and unethical behavior in the workplace.
At last week's Corporate Sleep Health Summit, hosted by Harvard Medical School, some of the country's top sleep researchers and corporate leaders came together to discuss the latest research on the damaging impacts of sleep deprivation on American workers and corporate bottom-line objectives.
But more importantly, the discussions raised important questions about how we can create a movement to improve sleep health. How can we make sleeping four hours a night go the way of the two-martini business lunch or smoking in the boardroom? The summit aimed to offer solutions to the sleep-deprivation crisis that's harming our health and our businesses.
Inspired by this week's discussion at Harvard, here are five things that everyone should know about sleep health in the workplace. Read full article at The Huffington Post...