How many goals should I make at a time? At work, we set specific goals dealing with our jobs that I go over monthly with my manager. I also have personal goals related to health, family, personal growth and so on. I don’t feel overwhelmed because they are each so different, but my friends think I am asking too much of myself. I’m just wondering if there’s a good rule-of-thumb for setting and sharing goals.
It’s not news to anyone that we all feel extra burned out right now. We have too much to do. We don’t have enough time. We’re not getting it all done, and so we miss things and then feel bad about ourselves. I want to help and I’m going to […]
Since exclusively working at home during the pandemic, I have noticed that my team is not communicating as well as we used to. A few team members will not put their cameras on during meetings and often do not contribute to the meeting. What can I say to them without calling them out and making them feel attacked? I am not the leader of the group.
Information in the physical world often gets lost—handwritten notes, notes on a whiteboard after a brainstorm, memos, or mail, for example. Justin has a solution. Use your smartphone to photograph the info, and then email it to yourself, or save it wherever you capture inputs digitally.
We all experience missed deadlines and missed details. Justin shares a tip to make sure nothing falls through the cracks again.
Nobody likes vague, yet dense emails. In his latest episode, Justin shares tips for becoming the teammate who writes emails that are easier to read. Step up, be the hero!
It’s 4:55 and you’re ending your workday. You need to transition out of work and leave to pick up dinner for your family. As you take a minute to review your day, it occurs to you that you didn’t finish a single key task you intended to finish when you […]
Having lists give us freedom! When you use a grocery list while shopping, you suddenly have the mental freedom to get things that may not be on the list but that are important. Lists give us the freedom to think more because we’ve carefully recorded what we’ve already thought about.