Are you trying to become an expert time manager? Have you noticed you don’t spend your time well throughout the day?
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Delegate: The cliché “greatest weakness” answer in an interview and the most under-utilized time management tool of all time.
Have you ever set a goal for yourself only to find that you are continually coming up against roadblocks? It happens to everyone. Schedules change, people need things from you, or maybe a mixture of the two. This is frustrating. You feel like a failure for not reaching your goal, but you don’t know how to manage the expectations of others against your own needs.
You thought you were doing ok. You likely were. You’d faced several challenges already, and came out on top. Then it happened—a sudden upheaval. In an instant, your entire world changed, and you were called upon to react to a situation which sapped your energy, drained your resources, and left you feeling as though mentally, you’d just taken a battering.
When things go wrong at work, your first thought is going to be how you can protect your job. After all, without your career, the rest of your life can very quickly succumb to various pressures, not the least of which is financial.