Watch, Listen & Read - For Top Leaders Who Dare To Be Human & Real and Who Know That Leading Others Starts With Themselves
Work – tasks – responsibilities, deadlines or even re-creative activities compete for our attention….and as we know, our brain is not good at handling multiple things at the same time.
Finally this makes you feel overwhelmed and out of control.
Well – I definitely know the feeling.
When – years ago - I found myself as a single mom with a full time job and eventually my own business, I struggled a lot getting things done and sometimes, after a super busy day, I often had the feeling that I had achieved nothing, or at least not much….despite working all day.
I tried a lot of productivity tools - none of them with a lasting effect. Sounds familiar?
Have you ever attended meetings where there was no agenda or just a vague idea of one?
Basically you have no idea what to expect from the meeting and the likelihood that you opt out or get bored out of your tree is VERY large. Without a clear idea of what is going to happen how can you prepare anything? Simply put, you can't.
But did you ever dare to NOT attend a meeting your boss is inviting you to?
It’s not that long ago when I attended a meeting with two business partners where the main outline was: Let’s get together to talk about our future strategy. Nothing else.
I went and took my tree in case I needed something to be bored out of. Lovely meeting place (after all this summer was great), the coffee was superb…and we even got cake! An agenda was still nowhere in sight.
When everybody was there (one was late, so half an hour was already gone before actually starting – except eating cake of course) we actually spent another 20 minutes putting...