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5 Ways to Avoid Burnout

Don't want your business to wreak havoc on your health and well-being? By planning ahead and working smarter, you can avoid short-circuiting.

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By Michelle Goodman • Oct 15, 2013

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Don't want your business to wreak havoc on your health and well-being? By planning ahead and working smarter, you can avoid short-circuiting.

1. Weigh the payoff of every task. Make sure each hour you work aligns with your business goals, says time-management expert Laura Vanderkam. Finishing that new customer proposal trumps achieving inbox zero.

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