When running your business, sustained energy and razor sharp focus come from within. Sales pro Grant Cardone shares his best tips on how to get there.
Entrepreneurs are cranking up for the fourth quarter, hoping to finish the year big. Now is clearly not the time to let your energy level slip. Even if your passion for work is no longer enough to drive you, you can’t afford to disengage even for a second. Sustained energy and razor sharp focus come from within, not from a caffeinated beverage or other external stimulants.
Here are six ways to help you develop a core base of energy:
1. Get a good night’s sleep. I hear about people who sleep only four hours a night, but I don’t recommend it. Those who don’t get enough sleep may get away with it for a while, but without the proper amount, you won’t be as productive, creative or resilient over the long run. The body and mind need rest to recharge. I try to get seven to eight hours of sleep a night and still be the first up in the morning. For me, that means going to bed at 9 p.m. and rising around 4 a.m.
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