“Are you a hurried leader? Out of breath most of the time trying to keep up? Are you drowning in emails, things to read, people to call, and not enough time on your calendar?” Selma Wilson asks tough questions in one of her latest posts on how to be a wise, confident leader.
New research continues to debunk the myth that you can actually multitask well. So many of us try desperately to do multiple things at once, but to no avail. Maybe we need to stop trying to do multiple tasks poorly at one time, and start doing one thing at a time well. Here’s a helpful post from the Harvard Business Review on minimizing distractions at work.
Perhaps one of the most common, and tragic, problems among leaders is hypocrisy. Leaders in the workplace, home, or church can be hypocritical at times. Whether you’re leading in a church or otherwise, you must learn to practice what you preach.
Whether or not you’re a leader, one of the most valuable traits of any employee, at a church, business, or otherwise, is that he or she is a self-starter. Maybe there’s a new work project you can begin. Maybe it’s time for you to start that side business you’ve always wanted to start. Whatever it is, here are six traits that will help you start something.
When you’re working, do you ever feel like you’re running on a treadmill rather than running in a race? It’s incredibly frustrating when you’ve spent a day, or even a week, working to the point of exhaustion and feeling like you’ve made no progress. Avoid these seven time wasters to start making real progress.