How to prioritise when you’re being swamped at work

How to prioritise when you’re being swamped at work

🎯 Are you using your precious work resource wisely?

Yesterday a friend said they are constantly getting requests from the boss, teammates and other stakeholders.

Which one would you respond to first? ❓

✔ He is good at what he does.
✔ He delivers on time.
✔ He just hasn’t go the time.

We all know prioritising can be hard.

And it is so easy to make the wrong choice between urgent and important.

And what happens if you only work on important and urgent things?

It wouldn’t be long before you burn out. 🔥

Plus sooner or later you’ll start making uncharacteristic errors. ❌

Alternatively, you can work on other things that may be either important or urgent and not add value to your main project goal.

How do you decide what to work on when you have multiple things on the go?

A simple, yet effective tool is to ask yourself a question? It worked for my friend.

❝If I work on this, will it move the project goal forward?❞

❌ If it will not, de-prioritise it or delegate it.

✔ If it does get it done.

Let’s keep the main thing the main thing.

What is your go to prioritisation tool? Please share in the comments below.

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