Power Play: Stop when things are getting too serious!

Power Players know that serious problems need serious people to solve them. But they also know that heavy on the serious can very quickly result in a person losing their perspective in its entirety.

Being serious comes with a terrible byproduct: everything else becomes serious too.

Recently I lost all perspective, all sense of humour and everything seemed incredibly serious. Then I remembered a line from a Power Players I respect more than anything: “Do something crazy when things are becoming entirely too serious!” This is very, very good advice.

There’s something about seriousness that acts as a type of negative force. Bad things happen when there’s an overdose of seriousness.

The minute it’s all you can see and feel, break the serious jinx and mix it up. A joke, something nuts – anything to shake off the serious.


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