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The Complete Executive: The 10-Step System for Great Leadership Performance by Karen Wright

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Have Some Fun!

All work and no play...we’ve all heard the expression. Having a wide variety of interests not only ensures that you’ll be able to converse with a wide variety of people, but also helps re-energize you for the work that you spend most of your time doing. You’ll be better able to focus on your business if you take a break from it every now and again. Think of it as cross-training for your mind. I’ve worked with people who had no interests outside of work, and I’ve worked with those who are immersed in an array of extracurricular activities. The involved ones always seem more vital, more energized, and more in tune with the world around them. Following are what I consider to be the major categories of activity beyond work that ...

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