To reduce burnout and the feeling that you're not accomplishing much at work these days, leadership consultant Mark Murphy says to ask this question each morning: What are the 1-2 things that I need to achieve today in order for this to be a successful day? "If I commit to achieving these one or two activities, and I know that they're going to lead to my feeling that today was a successful day, I must control whether I succeed or fail at achieving those activities," he writes.
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