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Best strategies for overcoming a midday motivation slump?

Maybe it's my to-do list is too long or maybe I just didn't get enough sleep last night, but dammit my motivation to sell and get stuff done is in the toilet right now.


What are the best tricks you know to jumping yourself out of this slump?

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BigMeech
WR Officer
+11
Coors Light Advocate
I just drink coffee until my heart feels like a formula 1 engine. Warms up the void where my soul used to be pre-sales life.ย 
popepius
OG Sales Savage
+7
Enterprise Sales Lead
Really well done. With any luck my next post will be "what to do when heart explodes due to overcaffeination"
BigMeech
WR Officer
+11
Coors Light Advocate
I think I am immune to caffeine at this point.ย 
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Patrick_Bateman
Fire Starter
Senior Sales Consultant
Couldnโ€™t have said it better myself, so I wonโ€™t.ย 
User1234567
Politicker
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User1234567
this is well saidย 
paddy
Arsonist
+9
Account Executive
Exercise.........or cocaine.
User1234567
Politicker
+5
User1234567
morning exercise helps meย 
braintank
Politicker
+6
Enterprise Account Executive
Coffee and exercise help. I'll also run errands in the middle of the day when I'm least productive.
User1234567
Politicker
+5
User1234567
bingo!
Smithy
Politicker
+4
Director of Sales
Have a set time to stop, get outside and get some fresh air, and get some food.ย 

You will be fine after that.ย 

all else fails, knock one outย 
User1234567
Politicker
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User1234567
good healthy food helps even if you are craving something unhealthyย 
Beefany28
Politicker
+6
Business Development Representative
Redbull..it gives you wings, to keep soaring through the day!ย 
User1234567
Politicker
+5
User1234567
redbull then coffee the rest of the dayย 
Beefany28
Politicker
+6
Business Development Representative
Hahaha!ย 
1nbatopshotfan
Politicker
+5
Senior Director, Enterprise Technology
I keep a predictable schedule and it helps me stay on task. It might not work for everyone but itโ€™s helped me to focus. If Iโ€™m in a slump Iโ€™ll take 15 and go for a brisk walk.ย 
Beans
Politicker
+5
Account Executive
Lunch workouts.

Get a speed rope and skip for 20-30 minutes, set challenges/goals and you'll come back fired up.ย 
User1234567
Politicker
+5
User1234567
a solid 30 minutes of getting up and moving is very helpfulย 
SheWOLF
Opinionated
+2
Director
I don't know where you live but I usually will take my dogs out for a midday walk and a coffee run (around the block). Even just getting in your car and going to get a coffee usually helps me. Iced water somehow also gets me back on track.ย 
User1234567
Politicker
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User1234567
moving for 5-10 minutes after each hour can he useful to boost your energyย 
JuicyKlay
Politicker
+9
AM
5 push-ups after every email and call!
popepius
OG Sales Savage
+7
Enterprise Sales Lead
So 5 pushups a day...

KIDDING
User1234567
Politicker
+5
User1234567
must be very strong
Incognito
Arsonist
+9
Master of Disaster
everyone beat me to it - UPPERS FOR THE WIN!


and benzos with booze to sleep.

I also have bleeding ulcers. wonder why?
stanrym
Valued Contributor
+5
CEO
go for a walk/run. clear your head.
User1234567
Politicker
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User1234567
walking always helps!
User1234567
Politicker
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User1234567
just getting through the day taking it minute by minute and time will fly by
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