Leslie Perlow

Leslie Perlow

Providing solutions for an always-connected workforce

Harvard Business School professor Leslie Perlow helps teams redesign what teams do, and how they do it, in order to achieve better work and better lives. What once seemed impossible – finding time for your family, friends, and even yourself – is not only possible, but can also be the catalyst to realize significant benefits for increased productivity at work.

"The genius of Perlow’s program is that it lets workaholics reclaim time for their personal lives without sacrificing on-the-job effectiveness." —Forbes

"Perlow’s advice should be taken seriously."  —The Economist

Fortune: Why and how managers should help workers set boundaries

Fortune: Why and how managers should help workers set boundaries

By using a common boundary, managers can help unleash a change process. If done right, helping the people who work for you set reasonable boundaries with their work lives will yield many benefits to your business. Read the Story »

HBR: Manage YourTeam’s Collective Time

HBR: Manage YourTeam’s Collective Time

​Time management is a group endeavor. Harvard Business School Professor Leslie Perlow shares how the payoff goes far beyond morale and retention. Read the Story »

How Our Team of Always-on Consultants Learned to Unplug

How Our Team of Always-on Consultants Learned to Unplug

​"It wasn't until Harvard Business School professor Leslie Perlow approached us with an interesting proposal eight years ago that we really grasped what was driving top talent away -- and began a radical experiment to improve our work-life balance." Read the Story »

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About the Book

In Sleeping with Your Smartphone, Harvard Business School professor Leslie Perlow reveals how you can disconnect and become more productive in the process.She demonstrates that it is possible to devote more time to your personal life and accomplish more at work.

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Sleeping With Your Smartphone