Arianna Huffington says get some sleep

New to the fabulous TED video archives is a short talk by Arianna Huffington on the power of sleep. How the lack of it almost ruined her life and the fact that leaders in politics and business are making important decisions on very little sleep, and the decisions they make are not very good ones.

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3 Responses to Arianna Huffington says get some sleep

  1. C.H. McDermott

    January 5, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    I know plenty of lawyers that like to brag about how little they sleep. I think they are idiots. That’s like bragging that you don’t bathe regularly. In college, and especially law school, I knew many fellow students that regularly pulled all-nighters. I never did once. Give me eight hours per night of sleep, or give me death.

    • Holte Ender

      January 5, 2011 at 4:59 pm

      I used to work in the newspaper world and sometimes 8 eight hours sleep or even 5, was hard to come by, those who pride themselves on their ability to go without sleep and say they still function, are kidding themselves.

  2. Krell

    January 5, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    But what’s bad is every hospital has residency that are putting in extreme hours, 36+ hour shifts with 8 to 12 hours of sleep for a 100+ hour week. It has become sort of a bonus low cost labor pool for some hospitals.

    These residents are suppose to have a supervising Doctor observing their decisions but….