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Get a Life, Not a Job: Do What You Love and Let Your Talents Work For You by Ph.D. Paula Caligiuri

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Chapter Five. Increase Your Mental, Physical, and Emotional Well-Being

“The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary.”

Thomas Edison

Before planning and coordinating your multiple career acts, take a look inward. Are you in the best possible place—mentally, physically, and emotionally—to manage your multiple career acts? Doing what you love is stimulating and fulfilling; however, if you embed multiple career acts into an anxiety-filled or low-energy lifestyle, you will be setting yourself up for great personal frustration. The increased demands of multiple career acts require increased stamina and greater emotional strength.

You can prepare for a multiple-act career ...

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