Regardless of your industry, taking extended time off of work — for you and your employees — has become difficult, even if only for a few days. Concerns about job security, socializing, traveling, economic uncertainty and/or having your office under the same roof as your living quarters are all frequently cited explanations for working longer days, often every day.

Yet, the social, political, economic and pandemic environment make it even more critical that we all deliberately tend to our physical and mental health. Challenge yourself and your team to “put the pencils down” periodically, and find time to relax and recharge. That’s the only way that quality, productivity and engagement can remain high and your team can stay motivated.

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