The most significant way to leave our mark is to be of service to others. Give back, mentor, donate, be kind, inspire and help everyone who is willing to receive it and use it. Be mindful to keep a balance with proper boundaries.
Maintaining emotional distance requires awareness. Sometimes you’ll find yourself in situations where you’ll need to regroup and choose the best way forward . Don't be afraid to buy yourself some time to do so.
Personally, I find the best way to avoid burnout is to have an ongoing focus on mindfulness rather than only when on breaks and vacations. Find ways to detach during the week in a way that works for you. Yoga and exercise work for some, while meditation works for others. Be mindful of those moments. Try to take consistent mini-breaks throughout the week to detach and re-center.—Andrew Thomas, SkyBell Technologies, Inc.
Best time to start drama (if there is a "best" time): Monday afternoon. Worst time to start drama: Friday afternoon. If you find yourself in a heated battle, try and find a way to collaborate and find a middle ground to deal with the issue at hand.
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