“You can do anything, but not everything” David Allen Fact – as your leadership career grows, so will your workload. This is especially true in an industry that is going through so much change. How many hats do you wear today? When you become overloaded, you start to live your life in the reactive zone and quickly move from one…
When I was a kid, there was a television program called Why Don’t You? that ironically showed you activities you could do with your time rather than spend it watching the television. Their theme tune was Why Don’t You Just Switch Off Your Television And Go Out And Do Something Less Boring Instead?
Well with last week’s post about batching up your email and this week’s post on shortening the batch, I am going to show you how you can finally Switch Off Outlook And Go Out And Do Something Less Boring Instead.
As promised in last week’s post on How to Use Work Boundaries to Find Time for You, this week, we are going to start looking at email overload or as I like to call it email hell. If your prime value to the organisation is to read or respond to an email as quickly as possible then please surf away.…
A vital part of your role as a leader is to communicate, influence and facilitate agreements. Most of the time this is achieved by running and attending countless meetings. I don’t know about you but spending most of my time in corporate meetings used to drive me up the wall. There were far more valuable and interesting things I would rather be doing.
Today, I am going to share with you ten hacks that will cut your time spent in meetings. They may seem a little harsh, but I would imagine you have tried the nice ones.
If you are like me, you take a well-deserved summer holiday with your family in August. It is a great time to spend a week or two with them to relax, over indulge and spend quality time together.
I have just come back from a fantastic two-week holiday in Lara Beach, Turkey. I am rested, tanned and have gained 3 kgs, but am dreading going back to work.
Are you in the same boat?
If so, I have a routine that I have developed over many years that helps me get over those holiday blues.
Reading Time – 3 mins.