Knowing Is Different From Living It: Five Tips To Empower Managers
If you feel overwhelmed, you are not alone. Being a good manager takes practice, patience and a lot of self-awareness. And reading about it is different from living it.
How To Stop Meeting Fatigue And Being Overbooked
Before Zoom fatigue there was meeting burnout. The more responsibilities you have, the busier you become. The running joke I hear often from my clients is that if you have a calendar flooded with meetings, you must be in management. Now, a year into the pandemic, things somehow got worse for everyone — more back-to-back calls, double-booked meetings and too many check-ins that could have been handled over emails. All of this doesn’t give us enough time to get work done nor just be ourselves.
Three Strategies For Designing Your Day With Productivity And Joy In Mind
When I feel overwhelmed at work, my gut instinct is to want more time. I think “If only I had more time, I’d have done more.” The reality is we all have the same amount of time and how we intentionally spend that time is how we are able to do more with less.
How To Reskill For Change By Learning How To Unlearn
Reflecting on the importance and art of reskilling — learning and unlearning — comes at a timely moment. The Covid-19 pandemic has permitted us to learn how important soft skills are, and, more importantly, increased our capability to adapt as fast as we can — which requires both the patience to learn and the humility to unlearn what we knew before. And as more jobs are opening up and more people are leaving jobs and launching new companies, it’s time to invest in our unlearning capabilities to reskill for change.