The Ten Minute Rule

Jim Loehr warns us of the dangers of getting exhausted, and he is right. He is not talking about physical exhaustion, but emotional exhaustion. That is the feeling that you just can’t go on. Life is just too damned hard. He offers a simple solution – emotional training. It is just like physical training. You stress yourself only so far, and then you rest.

I call this my ten minute rule. I monitor my engagement level and switch focus around every ten minutes or so. If you want more strategic thinking about focus, join the adventure!


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