The deadline is bearing down, and you need to produce something to keep the boss, the spouse, or yourself happy.
So step BACK. Huh?
It is counter-intuitive, but Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is not the first person to suggest that you're more productive when you're better-rested.
He makes the case in his new book Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less.
Pang visits to explain where to draw the line between resting and just being lazy.