Fast answers may bite you in the rear end! We’ve been taught since we were young to have the answer. A lot of people have created a career based on having answers, and they usually are rewarded for having those answers quickly.
Leaders will often assign specific tasks to others, which usually include some implied tasks. These implied tasks aren't stated, yet are essential to creating a strong outcome. In this video, we'll break down that difference with a widely relatable example, and also get into the behavioral implied tasks.
While you may not have the specific habit of “going against the grain,” you are biologically wired to create patterns for yourself. These show up in what you do, and also how you think, communicate, and interact. So what to do? Toss all your patterns, habits, and processes in the trash? Not necessarily…
This video pulls several key ideas together to help us focus on how we choose—intentionally or unintentionally—to spend our time.
This article is purely about what you allow INTO your mind as you are working, not about how to handle the list of tasks that you have to do.
Each time you accept it when others bring a problem and ask to compress a five-day workflow into two days, you teach them that it's okay. You are choosing to say yes to that request.
As you review challenging situations that didn’t go the way you expected, take time to split apart your process from the outcome. As you reflect on your part with a clearer mindset, you may realize that your process was just fine. If you really aren't sure, drop us a line and we'll give you a hand!
Thinking about your calendar differently can help you prevent surprises or late nights. More importantly, it FEELS better knowing what's coming and that you are ready for the things you know about.