- Around 1-2% of the population can get by on only 4-5 hours of sleep a night
- Most of the population works better with somewhere around 7 hours of sleep a night
- Coaches and naps have helped leaders overcome poor "sleep hygiene"
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London (CNN)From Napoleon Bonaparte and Margaret Thatcher to Twitter founder and Square, Inc. CEO Jack Dorsey and Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, many successful leaders have claimed they only need 4-5 hours of precious sleep a night. They seem wired differently and shame the rest of us for craving eight hours of shut eye every night.