Most people don’t know how to balance work in relationship to other areas of their life, often described as work/life balance, and this causes untold stress everywhere in their lives.
Hectic work schedules, increased responsibility, new technology, and the need to read and respond to growing quantities of email and voicemail are just some of the things that place huge demands on your work life.
This pressure may cause you to feel as if your work is a prison that you can never escape, as more and more keeps coming at you. It can also make you feel overwhelmed and stuck, so that you cannot even conceive of taking on anything – even the things you may really want to do.
It’s important to develop new skills that made each task that you take on easier as well as learn simple strategies of delegation and empowerment of self and others. The concept of learning how to get more done in less time, remember the old adage: “If you want something done quickly and well, give it to a busy person.”? It may sound trite, but it’s true, and this is the reason why some people can achieve so much, while most of us lead mediocre lives. Often our poor attitudes, organizational or people skills are what’s holding us back, but these can be easily developed. Read More