Even the best list, is still just a list. It can be difficult to decide where to start and which items to do in what order. Add in some decision fatigue and if feels like you might as well just turn on Netflix and binge-watch Jessica Jones for all you are going to accomplish. But wait! Prioritization and decision-making, like many of the tactics and tools I have shared in my other posts, are often challenges in identifying a process to follow. In this post, you will learn four processes that will help you be more intentional about how you prioritize and make decisions.
Out of our countless emails and meetings come the many tasks that we have to complete each day. As the lists get longer and the day-to-day demands on our time become more intense, it can be overwhelming to manage these tasks in an intentional way. Often it becomes a situation where whichever one is the biggest fire/squeakiest wheel gets our attention and some tasks never see the light of day. It doesn’t have to be this way. In this post, you will learn 3 ways to be more intentional about how you manage your tasks so you can actually get things done!
After email, for many of us, meetings are another great time vortex in our first-world lives. Despite big part of our professional lives, there is a perception built into our business culture that meetings are a complete waste of time. While there can be great benefit to bringing people together to talk through something, without direction, the meeting is likely to fail at achieving its purpose. Learn 5 ways to have more effective, intentional meetings.
It could be argued that email is one of the greatest time vortexes of our first-world lives. For many of us, our email habits are completely passive and there is a complete lack of intentionality. While an amazing tool for communication, it has also become an incredible source of distraction. Learn five ways you can be more intentional about managing your email.
Being ‘busy’ has become a common part of our daily narrative. What if we thought a bit more about how we were spending our time and were more intentional about our choices? Learn some questions to ask yourself to help gain awareness around how you choose to spend your time, and how that awareness can impact your day-to-day life.