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8 Ways to Feel Less Overwhelmed by Your Workload

8 Ways to Feel Less Overwhelmed by Your Workload

The feeling of overwhelm is aversive and self-perpetuating. An insurmountable workload makes you feel overwhelmed, which reduces your productivity, which means you don’t accomplish your workload, which makes you feel more overwhelmed. Give these simple approaches a try (or recommit to them if you’ve let them slide).

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How to Evaluate the Quality of Meetings

How to Evaluate the Quality of Meetings

Meetings can be the most important, valuable, and rewarding time you spend as a team or the most infuriating, useless, and wasteful. What’s the difference? I think it comes down to a few easy to measure factors. This framework and meeting evaluation tool will help you boost the value of your team’s meetings.

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Be My Guest

Be My Guest

If you’re trying to make your meetings more efficient and effective, one place to start is by doing a better job with guests. Bad meetings are already enough of a scourge on the regular attendees without dragging more people into the fray. Based on the behavior I’ve...

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Trust the Process

Trust the Process

When you depend on a colleague whom you don’t trust to do a good job, it can create significant anxiety. Instead of complaining, badgering, or giving up, invest in aligning around the approach they will take. This proactive approach is much better than waiting for them to disappoint you. When you can’t trust the person, trust the process.

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