any leaders feel starved for time. Working under the assumption that longer hours lead to improved productivity, they drive themselves and others to increase effectiveness-then try to "squeeze in" good, quality time with loved ones. Working people are expected to run at a fast pace and be highly productive; yet at the same time, there ...
Instead of increasing the number of productive hours, we can focus on getting the right things done in a timely way. We also need to restore and balance ourselves, our colleagues, family and environment, instead of a neurotic or pathological focus on deadlines.
Find out what's truly important to us and use the finite resource of time wisely.
Phantom workload looks like real work but results in massive unproductivity and even conflict in an organization. The pressure to meet unrealistic expectations causes a vicious cycle of further workload.
Leaders need to take a hard look at what is being avoided or not addressed. Facing difficult tasks that were 'swept under the carpet' earlier strengthens them further to make hard decisions and face difficult people and situations.
When you're in charge of a business, you're all too familiar with that feeling of racing to catch up. But no matter how hard you push or how much you work, you never seem to reach the finish line. There's always more marketing to do, more emails to send, another meeting around the corner, more prospects to qualify...
Breakfast is a crucial part of getting a strong start each day, especially if your morning routine includes exercise. Add a balanced, protein-rich breakfast to your routine and reap the health benefits, such as:
Balanced blood sugar levels, which helps maintain your energy throughout the day
It's the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You're so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you're really getting anything done. And often, you're not. But one expert has an answer to how to make sure you're getting ahead in your career while being less stressed and enjoying your work more.
The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare at exactly the same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. As a consequence, the few who cultivate this skill, and then make it the core of their working life, will thrive.<