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Thriving in Your Work by Peter Shaw

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BALANCE THE SEE-SAW

It would be so dull if it was straightforward

We look forward to times when we have one objective and a clear pathway ahead. But when we hit these ideal moments we can rapidly become bored. We like some degree of variety, although the point at which helpful variety becomes unhelpful distraction will vary from one person to another.

If a new task has got to be done a part of us will want to protest that we are being taken in the wrong direction and away from what is most important, while another part of us will relish the change and the opportunity to have a different stimulus.

How do we best balance the see-saw when ...

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