Peter Bregman

Peter Bregman, MBA, MCC, RYT, teaches people—from students to CEOs—how to lead and how to live. He is author of the best-seller 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done and Four Seconds: All the Time You Need to Stop Counter-Productive Habits and Get the Results You Want. He is also a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, National Public Radio, Psychology Today, Fox News, and CNN. A master certified coach, Peter began his career teaching leadership on wilderness and mountaineering expeditions.


  • 10 Steps to Reclaim Your Life from Distraction

    To reclaim your life from distraction, try these 10 steps.

  • Managing the Tension of Relaxation

    A true vacation can provide relaxation if we set healthy boundaries for ourselves.

  • Stop Performing, Start Experiencing

    The night before our wedding, Eleanor and I stood awkwardly in the center of a large room, surrounded by our family and our closest friends. There was no particular reason to be uncomfortable; this was just a rehearsal. Still, we were in the spotlight and things weren’t going smoothly. Neither the rabbi nor the cantor had arrived and we didn’t know where to stand, what to say, or what to do.