America's Sleep Doctor and Name Behind New Line of Pillows from United Feather & Down Shares Insights At Top Leadership Forum

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Dr. James B. Maas of Cornell University, Expert Behind the New Line of Sleep for Success! Pillows from United Feather & Down, Was Noted Guest at The Executive Forum; New Bedding Highlighted

Dr. James B. Maas, the researcher behind the new line of pillows from United Feather & Down, was recently invited to speak at the Executive Forum Leadership Series® 2010/2011 in Denver, Colo., offering tips to achieve peak performance through sleep. During the January 12 presentation entitled “Managing Sleep and Stress For Peak Performance,” Dr. Maas offered his insights on sleep as it relates to on-the-job performance, and offered solutions for achieving better sleep, including the new line of Sleep for Success! pillows. Sleep for Success! bedding products, including his four new bed pillows, Stress Ease™ Travel Pillows, Stress Ease™ Comfort Reader™ pillows, comforter and mattress pad, were also offered as giveaways during the event.

Dr. Maas, also known as “America’s Sleep Doctor,” has partnered with United Feather & Down to develop the Sleep for Success! by Dr. James B. Maas pillow collection, each piece built to help provide a better sleep experience by aligning the body in the correct position for sleep and regulating body temperature via the latest breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics and fills. The pillows were designed based on the extensive bedding expertise of United Feather & Down, and Dr. Maas’ decades of researching Americans' sleep habits. The Sleep for Success! collection can currently be found at The Great Indoors (

About Dr. James B. Maas
World-renowned sleep expert and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. James B. Maas has made a career of researching the relationship between sleep and performance. As professor of psychology at Cornell University, Dr. Maas teaches the nation’s largest single lecture class, and holds the world's record for having taught 65,000 students in his 47 year career at Cornell. He is also a sought-after corporate speaker to groups looking to improve performance through better sleep. His unique expertise and insights have made him a frequent guest on television shows including the Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, 20/20 and The View. He’s author of “Power Sleep: The Revolutionary Program that Prepares Your Mind For Peak Performance,” and the sequel “Sleep for Success! Everything You Must Know About Sleep But Are Too Tired to Ask,” published in January 2011. For more information on Sleep for Success!, visit

About United Feather & Down
Founded in 1797, United Feather & Down is a family-owned manufacturer and marketer of innovative bedding products for the consumer and hospitality industries. The company’s unparalleled experience as a premier purveyor of quality down, and reputation for value and innovation is evident in its wide array of home products and filling materials. For more information about United Feather & Down, log on to or call 847-296-6500.

About The Executive Forum
The Executive Forum ( has set the tone for leadership in Colorado since 1986, with strategies for success and renewal that have helped many organizations, teams and individuals increase their effectiveness and significantly improve leadership capabilities.

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