Managing Yourself

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Show Notes

  • [0:01:05] Episode Summary | Intro

  • [0:03:16] Managing Yourself

  • Applicable to Everyone, Even if You’re Not Actively in a Leadership Position
  • If you don’t have a culture of people who can/will self manage...you’ll notice it quickly.
  • In distributed work you have to focus on objectives over time tracking.
    • Activity can be disguised as progress, but oftentimes it’s anything but.

  • [0:07:12] Things we do to Manage Ourselves

  • Incrementally enhancing the mundane has a positive ripple effect.
    • Improving sleep is a prime example.
  • Start every day with a loose list of things you can accomplish, that which if completed will ensure you feel successful.
    • Identify your Essential Three:
      • What are the three things that are imperative to move forward today?
    • Try to make sure the thing you do not want to do is on that list, attempt it first; the goal is that hopefully you can then snowball through the rest of the day on easy mode.
  • Get your mind engaged without focusing on work.
    • Whether through exercise, meditation, spiritual and/or philosophical studies.
    • Be wary: you can’t have multiple focuses and still be focused.

  • [0:17:29] The Crucial Piece in Self Management is Finding Time to Unplug

  • Self-care is 100% vital.
    • Schedule, prioritize, and protect your time for self-care.
    • Be flexible and don’t punish yourself when things don’t go according to plan.
      • You will have bad days, and if you can accept that, you can bounce back from it with greater success.

  • [0:22:05] Preventing “Bad Days” as Much as Possible

  • What are the distractions that could get in your way, the things that could steal you away from a good day?
    • We all have our own triggers, but being mindful of them can help you avoid distractions on a daily basis.
  • We can underestimate the impact of minor disruptions.
    • Rarely are you responsible for putting out every fire.
  • Be flexible, but stick to your schedule overall.

  • [0:27:42] Parting Words & Advice

  • There’s always more work to be done than there is time.
  • When you’re managing relationships, the most important one for you to be managing is yourself.
  • Next Time on AIB

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