Reinventing the way
Work Gets Done.


About The Book

Come Up For Air

The most valuable resource you have is time.

While most folks focus on scaling their business by selling, Nick Sonnenberg has created a way to DESIGN TIME in your organization to maximize your resources, and free up massive amounts of time to refocus on higher value activities.

Nick’s company Leverage consults with 7, 8 and 9-figure enterprises to help teams maximize their performance and reduce overwhelm by teaching and implementing the foundational principles of the CPR® Business Efficiency Framework.

This framework eliminates the pain points most teams experience by optimizing the three operational areas foundational to every organization:
Regardless of size or industry, all organizations need to Come Up For Air to retain top talent, save more profit and grow to their potential.

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Nick Sonnenberg

Your Next Speaker

Nick uses his experience as an entrepreneur and leading efficiency consultant to Fortune 10 companies to help teams reinvent the way they work. In Come Up for Air and his signature presentations, he shows audiences how to shift their mindsets to realize the true value of saving time, along with easily-implemented advice to maximize the collective output of their teams. His ultimate goal is to help organizations around the globe save millions of hours and billions of dollars in lost productivity.

Nick's Column

Nick's Column

on the Future of Work

Nick’s thought leadership and featured experts will change the face of your business and allow for a structure and process that builds a better culture and creates a framework for leadership to shine.

Nick's Podcast

with special co-host Jay Abraham

The Optimize Podcast (launching March 2023) is a Hot Seat style show where Nick and Jay facilitate consultative conversations that foster accelerated deep dives into modern business challenges.

Meet Nick

Nick Sonnenberg is an entrepreneur, WSJ Bestselling Author, Inc. columnist, and guest lecturer at Columbia University. Before founding Leverage, he spent eight years working as a high-frequency trader on Wall Street where he developed a love for (and obsession with) efficiency.

The CPR® Business Efficiency Framework is the culmination of Nick’s unique perspective on the value of time, efficiency, and automation that he’s developed over nearly a decade of working with teams of all sizes and across all industries. It consistently results in greater output, less stress, happier employees, and the potential to gain an extra full day per week in productivity per person—just by using the right tools in the right way, at the right time.

Learn more about Nick’s story and The CPR Framework in his new book, Come Up for Air: How Teams Can Leverage Systems and Tools to Stop Drowning in Work, available for pre-order now.

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