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Stay Energized When Selling

Everyone gets burned out at times, but you can take steps to recharge.

This story appears in the December 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Tired? Depressed? Lost that energy and spark you had in your business? Feel like you've been spinning your wheels? We all feel that way sometimes. We all want to be excited about what we do and how we feel every day, but sometimes we get overwhelmed by our work and forget the reasons we started a business in the first place. Here are seven ways to make sure you stay energized and don't burn out.

1. Break out of your network.When you keep selling to the same old accounts, it not only can jeopardize your business with lack of new activity, but it can also become dull and mundane. Stepping out of your comfort zone and meeting new people can infuse you with fresh ideas and other ways to view your business.

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