Battling Overwhelm at work? Here’s what to do

Yep, we all know it’s easy to get overwhelmed at work but this interview with Lexis Nexis’ Mike Walsh says emails and the management of information is just one part of the reason for overload. The other reasons sited are employers 24/7 response expectations and worker’s self-management issues. People think taking time out to create…

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Battling Overwhelm at work? Here's what to do

Yep, we all know it’s easy to get overwhelmed at work but this interview with Lexis Nexis’ Mike Walsh says emails and the management of information is just one part of the reason for overload. The other reasons sited are employers 24/7 response expectations and worker’s self-management issues. People think taking time out to create…

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How to Deal With Too Much to Do in Too Little Time

Boy oh, boy I hear this all the time — I’m overwhelmed with too much to do and too little time to do all of it. How do you deal with all of it? If you’ve got limited resources and great expectations you’ve got some decisions to make. You have four choices: do nothing (remain…

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Inspiring Gratitude

It’s easy to be overwhelmed, worried or wanting these days.  Many are suffering and in need of more money, a home, a relationship, a good job, more happiness, better health and increased prosperity.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here’s an inspirational story about a man who, although not expected to live long and not having…

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Is Your Office Space Contributing to Your Success?

Most people don’t consider their physical environment a factor in their success. But what surrounds you reflects your personal brand and sends messages all day long that impact your ability to succeed. What do you want your office to say about you — that you’re stressed, on top of things, capable of handling a promotion,…

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Overwhelmed? How to Stop Doing Too Much Stuff

“I wish I could catch my breath.” “There’s not enough hours in the day.” “I have a ton of stuff to do.” “I need to do this, and this, and this.” “I’m so worn out. I need to get fired up to get all this stuff done.” “I’m so overwhelmed!” We can get to these…

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Stuck in Overwhelm? Tips for Breaking Free

It’s so easy to be overwhelmed with work these days. There’s just way too much to do. Even though its a common situation we all respond to being overwhelmed a little differently. Some of us get ratcheted up and fly around like chickens with their heads cut off trying to keep up. Others get stuck…

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Strategies for Job Seekers – Part 4: Resumes – No Laughing Matter

An impressive resume gets your foot in the door for an interview and it can get you introductions to important contacts. When I moved across country my resume helped me build valuable contacts by getting me in the door for 66 informational interviews in a two month period.   I’ve applied for jobs, reviewed resumes,…

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Strategies for Job Seekers – Part 3: What Do You Want?

If you are without a job or if you’ve decided it’s time to do something different it’s the perfect time to do an assessment to figure out what you want. Career coaches, like me, typically offer formal assessments as part of a career coaching package. There are assessments available for everything imaginable. Some identify your…

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Strategies for Job Seekers – Part 2: Be Ready

No doubt these are challenging times if you’re a job seeker. I know. I’ve been there. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all you have to do to find a job. If results don’t come right away it’s easy to lose your enthusiasm. This second post talks about being ready as a strategy to stay…

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