12BALANCESustain Your Physical and Mental Health

In this last chapter, it all comes down to you and what you personally contribute to team productivity. In order to be an effective, efficient leader, you have to take care of yourself at least as well as you take care of your team, by maintaining balance in your life.

You might think that the need for a decent work/life balance would be obvious to anyone, but white-collar workers tend to be more ambitious and driven than most. We forget that brainwork can be just as tiring as physical labor. We believe we can push ourselves longer than our blue-collar brethren, who are more likely to appreciate ...

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