Leaders Need To Take a Sabbath

A regular day of rest – a sabbath – is an important leadership practice because it enables you to fill up your tank so you can serve others.  And taking a sabbath helps put your brain in task-negative mode which leads to greater productivity and creativity.

In my new Smartbrief on Leadership video, I provide six tips for how to take a sabbath – not the least of which is to do it regularly.  Although it may seem indulgent, or even impractical, to do so, regular deliberate periods of extended rest are an essential discipline for leaders.  Check out the video here.


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