Sleep-Deprivation May Be Undermining Your Performance

Certified Coach and Professional Trainer, Joan Washburn, explains how sleep-deprivation undermines high performance. She discusses why getting adequate sleep is important for your brain and also offers good news for early birds and night owls. Tune in to get this important information that could make a difference in your performance.
To learn more about Joan, visit her website at Washburn Endeavours.


About Joan Washburn

Joan Washburn show hostJoan Washburn, ACC, is a master at coaching busy, professionals as they zero in on their top priorities, stop wasting their precious time and energy on things that don’t matter and produce the results they’re aiming for.

She also works with leaders of large companies as well as small business owners to deliver professional development trainings designed to produce resilient and productive employees, happy customers and increased profitability!

Her on-line programs are guaranteed to deliver practical tools and build essential skills her clients use every day both personally and professionally to succeed with ease and grace vs. stress and struggle. Her clients come to her because they feel a need for her expertise in accelerating results, managing change with ease, or there is something at stake and it is big!

Joan is credentialed by the International Coach Federation, a Licensed Trainer by the Academy for Coaching Excellence and a graduate of the Wharton Business School AMP.

Prior to starting Washburn Endeavours, LLC (WE) in 2006, she was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a division of Siemens Medical (PETNET Solutions), where she built a world class organization comprised of sales, marketing, product development and technical support specialists to address the growing opportunity and increasing competitive nature in the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) market.

At PETNET she led the development and implementation of a training program and the associated selling aids that resulted in a sales force consistently ranked #1 in the industry. She had $10 Million dollar P&L responsibility in 2005.

Learn more about Joan Washburn at Washburn Endeavours, and also on Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter.

  1. Thank you for the wonderful tips outlining how and why sleep deprivation undermines our productivity. I couldn’t agree more! I notice a huge difference in my performance when I am well rested. Interesting to know that problem solving actually takes place when we sleep! Thanks for the advice and providing the link to learn even more!

  2. Joan, this is a great show about sleep deprivation and the effect on our performance. I have experienced this personally and know when my body (and brain) is not in a balanced place. Interesting information on correlation of sleep for the brain to clear toxins and improve function. Thank you!

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