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

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Chapter 17. Keep an Open Mind

Maintaining a strong focus on the outcomes you want to deliver will mean that you have a greater chance of success. Focusing your drive and energy on what you think is right will help give you a strong sense of fulfilment. But keeping an open mind can also be a powerful corrective. It involves knowing when to step back, being honest about your options, recognising what the breakpoints are and being ready to be surprised.

Why is keeping an open mind important?

The pace of change is such that the right focus one year may become outdated by the next. Keeping an open mind is about being aware of changes in the external world, changes in your own economic and emotional well-being, changes in the perspectives of friends and ...

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