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Entries by Tony Schwartz from 05/2010

Give Mom a Break

| Posted 05.07.2010 | Healthy Living

I'm awed by the complex lives that so many women I know -- most especially the single mothers -- manage with such grace. I'm also aware what they sacrifice, which is most often themselves.

The Productivity Myth

| Posted 05.11.2010 | Business

Americans are working 10 percent fewer total hours than we did before the recession, but are producing nearly as many goods and services as we were back in the full employment days of 2007. Is this increase in efficiency good news?

'The Way We're Working Isn't Working' (POLL)

| Posted 05.13.2010 | Books

We're in a new kind of energy crisis -- and this one's personal. Demand is overwhelming our capacity. We're running as fast as we can, but it's inexorably burning us down.

The 90-Minute Solution: How Building in Periods of Renewal Can Change Your Work and Your Life (POLL) (VIDEO)

| Posted 05.18.2010 | Healthy Living

Our bodies operate by the same 90 minute rhythm during the day. When we're awake, the movement is from higher to lower alertness. Researchers have called this our "ultradian rhythm."

Fight or Flight: Who Runs Your Life?

| Posted 05.25.2010 | Healthy Living

You want to apply what we call "The Golden Rule of Triggers." It's very simple: Whatever you feel compelled to do, don't. Compulsions are not choices, and they rarely lead to positive outcomes.