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Learn how to LEVERAGE YOUR SLEEPING BRAIN in this self-paced, online course.  

Discover how you can use sleep to optimize brain function, performance, and leadership effectiveness.

Now YOU can access what only leaders in:

Fortune 500 companies

Major investment banks

Hedge funds

Healthcare & insurance organizations

Tech companies

have learned from sleep and stress neuroscience expert Jessica D. Payne, PhD exclusively during internal keynotes and workshops.

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You will have an opportunity to ask questions and share insights that came up for you during the course, live with Dr. Payne.


If you decide that it isn't for you, you can get a full refund within 10 days of starting the course.


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Get access to Society for Sleep Leaders - a private community of Sleep Leadership Academy current and past students.

Lead with a Plan

Complete the course with an individualized, step-by-step Sleep Leadership Plan you can use right away.

I'm Jess.

(Dr. Payne)

Sleep & Stress Neuroscience Expert

Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame

Director of the Sleep, Stress, and Memory Lab

You're a busy leader.

Your brain needs to function at its best.

 My research shows that sleep and stress interact to change our brains and how we lead and function in our daily lives.


My course will help you understand and apply neuroscientific principles to promote better brain function and optimize your ability to lead and live well.

"This is the best management training session I have ever attended. All the advice was based on hard research and proven results."


Leadership Training Participant

"BEST speaker of the day! Her passion for the work was truly evident. Absolutely plan to share her content with my family and my team."


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Lead & Live Well

I teach busy, sleep-deprived leaders easily applied, neuroscience-backed strategies to optimize sleep, brain function, and performance so they can lead and live well.

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Jessica D. Payne, PhD provides educational information and coaching based on her research and career expertise. Her advice is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease or condition. It is not intended to substitute for the advice, treatment and/or diagnosis of a qualified licensed professional.