When you can't get enough resources to deliver what is expected

Precarious Lead; Wall Street, UT

The challenge: Resources are cut AND work is added

This problem has been coming up a lot recently in my coaching hour conference calls, so I wanted to share some advice here.

They way this is often stated is:

“My company has downsized, but now my team has been given the work of other teams that no longer exist.

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Ruthless Priorities and Effectiveness

This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Ruthless Priorities and Effectivnessk.

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Get the webinar

If you missed it you can download the recording.

Members of my FORWARD program for Professional Development can download this webinar for free. Read More

Negotiating Priorities & Conflicts

This month’s webinar was on the topic of Negotiating Priorities & Conflicts.

If you missed it, you can download the recording below.

Negotiating Priorities

This is a very useful webinar to download if:

  • You feel like you have an impossible workload
  • Your team has been downsized and your workload has been upsized!
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Negotiating Ruthless Priorities

negotiating ruthless priorities
Ruthless Priorities, which I often talk about as a concept, is a wonderful way to focus your time and energy, but perhaps even more important and valuable, are the conversations that having clear Ruthless Priorities allow.

Let’s face it – just because you decide to think and work more strategically, doesn’t mean the rest of the world will back off and let you! Read More

How Ruthless Priorities Drive Strategy

Every month I do a webinar on a topic of business leadership
as part of my membership program.

This month’s webinar was on Ruthless Priorities & Strategy.
(Get invited to future webinars)

If you missed it, you can download the podcast! Read More

Don't try to DO all the work

I was recently looking at my book RISE on my kindle to see what people were responding to, by checking out the “view popular highlights” feature.

The most highlighted passage was:

Think of your job as figuring out a better way to deal with all this stuff than it is to DO all this stuff and you’ll be on the right track. Read More

How well do you invest your time?

What is time management?

Somebody recently asked me, “what do you mean by time management”?

My answer is this:

Time management is refusing to waste too much time on low-value, low-enjoyment activities.

There are two parts to it:

1. Identify what you should, or want to be doing
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Do one thing differently this year

Happy New Year everyone!

Too busy

I told this story in a recent member call…

It was when I got my first real executive job. I was reporting directly to the GM of a billion dollar business.

I had multiple levels of management in my organization and I had global responsibility. Read More

Negotiating Your Workload

The Webinar:

This month’s Business Leaders’ webinar was on

Negotiating Your Workload

If you missed it you can 
Download the Podcast
Download whole Webinar
(which includes the presentation, and useful worksheets and templates.)
(more information below)

Here is what we talked about:

Negotiating your workload is NOT About: Complaining, not doing what your boss asks, or thinking you can avoid all 24×7 demands. Read More