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How do you stay focused at work when you’re distressed? I am in my first major role and am having a hard time balancing with a difficult moment in my personal life.

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What’s the difficult moment? Sometimes it’s worth parking work to handle it. There are many ways to do that - flex time, WFH, PTO, taking an unpaid day, compassionate leave (this is unpaid where I am, but available if required…) You don’t always need to push through everything. Sometimes you need to take a step back to reset and refocus.

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