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How do you unplug and unwind from Sales?

Happy MDW sales savages. How do you unplug and “step away” from the job on the weekends / holidays. I have a hard time not checking emails on a habitual basis during the weekend and am constantly thinking about the upcoming work week and the appointments I need to make/ prep for. I fear that I can never truly unplug. Anyone else?

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swizard
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Sales Evangelist
Try to keep the sales as a joyful and MONEY GENERATING lifestyle, that way you won't get exhausted and will need no plugging and unplugging :xD 
braintank
Politicker
+6
Enterprise Account Executive
Uninstall slack, outlook, etc. from your phone. No more notifications and cut off the temptation to check. Your business will survive, trust me.
slaydie
Politicker
+5
Account Executive
I agree here! I uninstalled Slack from my phone at the end of last year and I haven't looked back. I do still have my Gmail but I don't have issues not looking over the weekends. Take it all away if you need to - you will feel so much better!
H2S
Opinionated
+1
Account Executive
Same! Uninstalled Slack and it's been a huge help. Set up a "weekend" profile on my phone to silence and hide all other work-related apps. Helped for a few years until I started asking "why do I always have to unplug?"  

Outside activities have been a bigger help. Staying focused on the things I want to do with my away from work time makes the difference. 
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
up in Fiji, under paddy
Not hard for me. I don't look at my email or work chats and do my best to seek out hobbies and activities I can get immersed in. Also try and avoid too much work talk with friends. 
JuicyKlay
Politicker
+9
AM
It’s easier then you think when you find true passions and meaningful relationships outside of work. 
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
Get locked out because you didn't change your password on time 🥳
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
I'm not gonna lie, I've definitely looked at the notice and thought "I'll deal with this when I'm back from vacation."
paddy
WR Officer
+10
Account Executive
U unplug ur phone and throw it in a river duhhhh
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Can someone teach me how to unplug?
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Are you able to truly unplug from work?
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