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007 | What to do when you don’t have enough hours in the day
Episode 718th September 2021 • HR Coffee Time • Fay Wallis
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If you're swamped with work, there just aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done you and can't see a way of ever getting on top of your workload, this episode of the HR Coffee Time podcast is here to help. In it, Fay shares the 4 main blocks she sees her coaching clients come up against and shares techniques, tips and coaching questions to help you overcome them.

Key Points From This Episode

[01:25] Why you might be feeling overwhelmed by work.

[03:26] The four common stumbling blocks when it comes to managing our time and work.

[03:52] The first blocker - people-pleasing.

[05:10] Strategies for pushing back when being given too much work.

[07:55] Figuring out what is important to you in life.

[10:38] Example of how saying 'yes' to something means saying 'no' to something else.

[11:35] The second blocker - being overly ambitious with your time.

[14:38] Using your calendar to schedule your time.

[18:11] Cutting down the length of meetings and/or the number of meetings you go to.

[20:22] Sharing Jacqui Jagger's tip of using a 'to don't' list.

[25:01] The third blocker - needing accountability.

[28:40] Using Focusmate to help you with accountability.

[33:00] The fourth blocker - not being able to let go.

[37:14] Putting things in place to improve the culture and workload of everyone in the organisation.

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