If time and energy were infinite, we could fulfill our commitments without losing our minds. We could deliver that keynote address at our industry’s largest conference and clap the loudest at the third-grade recorder concert halfway around the world. We could give back to our community by chairing a fundraiser to end food insecurity for families without shirking the requisite late nights that lead up to closing out the month-end process. We could commit to our health and train for a marathon with impunity, even when it means blocking off meeting-free spaces in our calendars to accommodate long runs and showers.

But we are painfully aware that time and energy are finite and that there doesn’t appear to be one magic fix. In fact, the ...

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