Your email inbox is overflowing, you’ve got a day full of meetings, you didn’t finish that research yesterday, and you’ve got that presentation due in two days. Sound familiar? I’ve had a few of these days, so set about finding ways to manage my workload better. The overarching approach to how I manage my workload is to trust in my decisions and create positive habits.
Here are the top five ways I made my workload more manageable and less stressful; And I became more productive as a result!
1. Gmail is your best friend!
I appreciate you may not be using Gmail, so here’s my first tip; if you can, switch now.
A cluttered inbox always leads me to distraction, but having a well-managed inbox helps reduce stress and frees up headspace.