At times do you feel like there aren’t enough hours in your workday? Like you’re running after your work instead of being firmly in the driver’s seat? If you do, you’re not alone—not by a long shot. This is exactly what life was like for one of my coaching clients, a young, bright manager clearly on the fast track. Although he loved his work, it seemed no matter how many hours he put in, he never felt caught up.
During our coaching, my client and I spent much of our time uncovering what was going on and what he might be able to do differently. He narrowed in on some actions he could take and he set to work. Here’s what he did:
- Identified top priorities. My client made a commitment to himself that every morning he would schedule an hour alone to identify his top five priorities. He…
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