Are You Working in a Constant State of Urgency?
To-do lists are endless. Inbox-zero seems like a distant dream. Demands on your time are constant. Dr. Rob Sheehan, Academic Director of the Executive MBA Program at the University of Maryland, Smith School of Business, explores the best way to step off the urgency hamster-wheel in his recent article.
He shares, “The leaders I talk with—whether they are in corporations, nonprofits, or government—tell me that most of their days are frenzied. They feel like they are in a ‘constant state of urgency’—going from one fire to another.”