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Raise Your Game: How to succeed at work by Peter J. A. Shaw

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Chapter 16. Renew Your Freshness

Growing your momentum will involve intense, prolonged activity. The danger is that a resolute focus on delivering particular objectives can lead to you being blinkered and bored. Running the eighteenth mile of the marathon is hard work and drudgery with the destination far out of sight. What keeps runners going is having their eyes fixed on the goal. But where does the freshness come from to lift their spirits and maintain their resolve? Freshness is about staying open-minded, knowing when to forget, coping with disappointment and keeping up vitality.

Why is renewing your freshness important?

As you raise your game, guarding against staleness and boredom is vital. If your heart sinks your mood can spiral down into ...

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