We’re hearing from a lot of people that work is being added to their plates, but nothing is being taken away. Everything is urgent and important – and we’re concerned because this is a recipe for overwhelm and burnout.
One tip we’re sharing today is about ruthless prioritisation: focus on what matters and what you can control. It’s a core mental agility skill.
- Have an agreed rank order of your work priorities for yourself, your team and your organisation. The clearer you can be on what you need to achieve, the easier it is to sustain high performance.
- If more gets added to your plate, ask, ‘which of my existing priorities do you want me to delay or not do?’ In other words, ‘where does this fit in the order of priorities?’
Denise explains ….