Post #1 in the “Simplify” blog post series.
Do you create space for yourself during a typical workday? When do you strategize, reflect, exercise, think, re-fuel or just catch your breath? Many of the leaders I work with find themselves activity, in reactive vs proactive mode when it comes to their calendars and they have little time for themselves as they are often scheduled to participate in to back to back virtual meetings or phone calls for 60-80% of the workday. The rest of the time left in the day is often spent in a vain attempt to catch up with the work they couldn’t get to because of meetings and calls. This unfinished work then spills over into evenings and weekends and negatively impacts family/personal life. Does this sound like you? If it does, here are four difficult thoughts to ponder: