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Stop being overly helpful

Remember, your time and energy are finite resources. Every time you give yours away to someone else, those resources are no longer available to you for your own work.

Instead, show your colleagues the courtesy of letting them process and resolve their own problems and obstacles. That helps you focus on your own work, but it also might make you a more valuable team player, somewhat paradoxically. That's because you have more time and energy to dive into deep work, exercise your creativity and solve bigger problems for the team or company as a whole.


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