Napping: The Ninth Habit of Effective People

I thought it was a joke when I first saw Merlin Mann’s blog post about software that helps you take a nap to increase productivity. I mean, “ultradian rhythms?” That sounds like something out of Star Trek. But apparently, it’s for real. The software is called “Pzizz,” and thanks in part to Merlin, it’s the hottest thing since espresso.

I have downloaded a copy, but I have not yet gotten up the nerve to try it. I can’t figure out what I would put on my time sheet. šŸ™‚

Update 11/27/2006: I tried a Pzizz nap at home this weekend and it worked great! However, I still don’t want to risk napping at work. I don’t think Starbucks has anything to worry about just yet.

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One Response to “Napping: The Ninth Habit of Effective People”

  1. Not Just for Napping « Omar’s Blog Says:

    […] I have written about Pzizz before, but I am now officially a fan. I used the sleep module on a redeye flight home from Seattle Thursday night. What a product! We flew through a cold front over Toronto and the turbulence woke me up. No problem, I just ran Pzizz again. On Friday night, I was overtired, but jet-lagged, and I felt I really had to go to bed early to make sure I caught up on sleep. Pzizz to the rescue again! […]

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