work, work, work. Climbing the corporate ladder, broadening the reach of your brand is taxing.
We are not all built like a (seemingly) superhuman capable of three hours sleep, then start another 15 hour work day five to six days a week.
In reality we all need some time away from the j-o-b
The photos are from a recent business trip back to my home town. I made time to go for a short 45 minute hike on a trail I used to frequent as a youth.
A valuable story/advice I received years ago from a business coach, described a wood chopping competition. One contestant's strategy was to go as fast as possible, make a significant lead in the competition.
The other competitor made periodic planned breaks to sharpen his axe. At the conclusion of the contest, the woodman with the sharper axe won because he took time to maintain his equipment. He also used the time to catch his breath and perhaps reflect briefly on his strategy
It's important be aware of your performance level, your output and the quality of your work along the way