Because Americans already work more, on average, than our counterparts in Japan or Germany, for example, and because we also suffer increasingly long commutes even to get to and from work, many of us are not getting enough sleep, reports The Houston Chronicle.

Brian Gunia, an assistant professor in the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University, has observed the consequences of that norm of “pushing your way through.” It’s a cliche to praise the employee who is the first to arrive and the last to leave, but there’s still a “badge of honor that goes with working long hours,” he said.