In this episode, Lorie and I will be discussing how to manage your time and resources in order to increase productivity and efficiency—and to reduce the feeling of being overwhelmed and of course, stress.
What’s In-Store for You:
What will happen if you have a ton of things to do, but don’t seem to have the time to finish them?
You will get overwhelmed, and chances are—you will get stressed.
Unfortunately, a lot of people seem to encounter this problem regularly. But what’s the underlying problem here?
In this day and age, a lot of us tend to have too many things to do—with less time and resources. And to top it all off, we have too many distractions that may interfere with our productivity (yup—that includes social media).
Well, fact of the matter is: If we don’t try to strategize, then we will have too many things on our plate, which in turn, can cause us to overwork. And that may eventually take a toll on your work quality.
So, here’s a piece of advice: Learn when to say no. Set goals and priorities for your tasks. If possible, delegate less-important tasks (those that other people can do for you), in order to save time and maintain quality. In short: learn to “let go.”
In my experience in handling a number of businesses, let me tell you now that I have a gigantic amount of tasks to handle on a daily basis. And though that may be quite overwhelming, I’d like to think that I have a pretty good handle of things.
By knowing matters most. Through the years, I have learned to choose the tasks that I should be doing myself, and which can be delegated to others. I also use an ever-useful system, Evernote (pun intended)—that makes my tasks more accessible, more up-to-date and less overwhelming. And I think you can get loads of benefits from this tool as well.
So, do you want to know more about how you can manage your tasks—and get rid of those stressful working days? Tune in to this podcast…
Highlights, Links and Takeaways Mentioned in this Episode
- Learn how and why you should create a task list that can help put your mind at ease.
- The main reasons why you should reward yourself (and how to do it properly).
- Know when to do tasks yourself—and when to ask for help.
- The main benefits of integrating tasks into one system (and how you can apply it to your daily tasks).
- Empower, Inspire, Motivate FaceBook Page
In the Examination Room, we’ll be discussing this very interesting quote by Lou Holtz:
“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”
You can check it out on the empower, inspire and motivate Facebook page. Just got to measurementdoctor.com/inspire
Personally, I think this is all about how you handle things. Yes, your tasks may seem to be quite overwhelming at first—but there are tools that can actually make things easier for you.
In short: There are always solutions to problems. We just need to find the right approach and methods—and grab those opportunities that can help us become even better.
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Ok, so now it’s our turn, how do you crush overwhelm and stress? And how do you make sure that your daily tasks are taken care of?
Please let us know by sharing your insights in the comments section below…