Feeling overwhelmed by administrative detail? No time left to give to your most important tasks? Maybe it’s time to consider a part-time, virtual assistant.
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Are you feeling overwhelmed with work? I was, too. Last week, I finally decided to take these seven steps to take back control.
I have heard it said that organizations are filled with two types of work: people work and paper work. Many leaders I meet with WANT to do people work but are STUCK doing paper work. Doing tasks are very important, but the role of a leader is to influence others to grow to their full potential. So, how do you deal with the tension of managing urgent tasks and spending the appropriate amount of time developing people over a period of time?
You wouldn’t want to attempt to climb Mount Everest, get half way up the mountain, and then discover that this is your guide’s first climb. Neither do you want to follow the advice of someone who is (as they say in Texas) “all hat and no cattle.” Reading a few books and articles on social media is not the same as building a successful social media platform.
We here a lot of talk about viral marketing. What people sometimes forget is that it also works in reverse when customers have a bad experience. Think of this as viral anti-marketing.
Most of us don’t spend enough time thinking. We are so busy doing that we have, I fear, almost forgotten how to think. Yet it is our thinking, more than any other single activity, that influences our outcomes.