How do athletes achieve the highest levels of performance in their type of sports? They exercise until they are exhausted. And then they take a break, relax and wait until their muscles are ready to practice a little bit more. In your job, you work with your mental and emotional ‘muscles’ when you solve problems, engage in crucial conversations, make important decisions. And at a certain point, you need to stop and recharge your batteries. Learn from top athletes, they don’t run one marathon after the other. You need breaks to become stronger and build your resilience!
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