Being a smart sleeper is just as important as being a smart entrepreneur. Lack of sleep is a serious problem for business. Dr. Michael Breus, author of Good Night: The Sleep Doctor's 4 Week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health (Dutton, 2006) says sleep can cause you to make bad business decisions. "The more sleep deprived you are, the more emotional your decision-making becomes, the slower you react and the slower you think," says Breus.
When interviewing, I like to ask what the person would do if they had another day to prepare for the interview. Getting the sleep we need may have the same effect on our businesses. What would you do in your business with extra energy? Let's share our ideas.