The real challenge is letting go of all the action, the working it out, the exhaustive list of decisions to make – and instead choosing to be present.
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I was in my mid-20s, working for a large Financial Services company in Liverpool and had recently taken over a really challenging team from another manager who had been “let go”. It was one of those great career development opportunities – although I did wonder if perhaps, they had just not been able to find anyone else! I remember going home one Friday evening after surviving my first week as a new manager thinking about how I had no idea what I was doing – and that I needed to read a “How To Be A Manager” book.
“You can do anything once you stop trying to do everything!” In today’s society, work-life balance is becoming increasingly difficult. It feels impossible to leave work at work and many of us aren’t looking after the most important person in our lives – ourselves! Working too hard can leave us feeling stressed, unhappy, and “stuck”. Studies show that productive employees…