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Sleep more for success!

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I’d always been _1_ that to be successful, and I mean really successful, you have to work, work, work! You know the kind of thing, be up early, go to bed late and _2_ on only 4 hours sleep a night. We're told that CEO's like Twitter's Jack Dorsey or Pepsi's Indra Nooyi _3_ get any.

An article I read recently on the BBC is making me think that long hours might not be _4_.

Players at Real Madrid, one of the world’s biggest football clubs, are being told to take a two-hour siesta at their training ground every day. To _5_ players are following the rule, the club have built 81 luxury bedrooms.

A report by researchers at Stanford University on the _6_ of sleep on basketball players found that higher levels are “likely beneficial in reaching peak athletic performance.”

Now, like me, you are probably not a paid professional athlete, but what the report also found, which applies to regular people, is that more sleep leads to _7_ focus, accuracy and mental well-being.

So maybe when it comes to work, it's not the _8_ of time you spend doing it, it’s the quality of work you produce. Getting enough sleep at night and being well rested will help you be a better, more productive worker.

How much sleep do you get a night?

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