Athletes train to keep their bodies in prime condition.
Your mental faculties – the brain – also needs to be constantly exercised and honed to optimum performance.
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Quite often, and increasingly now, all of us have to work long hours. This could be due to heavy workload, to meet project time targets and a dozen other reasons. Of course, between these spurts of intense activity, one needs to take time out and recharge.
But you need to prepare for the sprints.
You need to intentionally develop your mental faculties and stamina. Only then can you effectively compete with those who have systematically built up their endurance over decades in the business world. Only then can you compete with the best and best them.
How do you build up mental faculties? How do you psyche yourself, discard negative baggage that holds you back and realise your full potential?
It’s simpler than what most people reckon.
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