I don't about you, but as a sales leader, I can't afford to be in a slump for longer than about a minute. How to dig out? The same way you found success throughout your life - by practicing self-discipline. In this case, creating a discipline around gratitude can get you out of your own head and thinking bigger. Here are some great pointers on building a practice of gratitude into your day to "quit stewing and get moving."
“Working in a hypercompetitive field can lead to egocentric thinking in which career goals trump all else.” As a result, happiness, relationships and psychological well-being may suffer, sometimes leading to burnout and, ironically, poorer professional performance over a lifetime. For ego-driven individuals, focusing on the self when facing a creative rut may result in more of the same.