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Don’t let jet lag hurt your productivity

If business is taking you around the world, you’ll need a plan to stay productive no matter what time zone you’re in. Here are three ways to help you stay focused despite jet lag.

Over the years I’ve learned a few things about how to be as productive as possible across multiple time zones. When I travel from California to Central Europe, I may find myself meeting with a client in the morning — the equivalent of the middle of the night back home — and it’s up to me to stay sharp and productive. What’s more, “losing” time because of a clock change makes it all the more necessary to be as effective and efficient as possible while I travel.

Here are three ways I cope with the effects of jet lag to stay productive when crossing time zones.

1. Drink less water — more often.

Your body is made up of more than 60 percent water. Because of the dry airplane cabin air, it’s easy to get dehydrated while flying across multiple time zones. To regulate itself appropriately, your body needs enough water throughout the day. For me, dehydration effects include headaches and disrupted sleeping patterns that can last through the next day.

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