It is important for your agency priorities to be in sync with the priorities of the people in your jurisdiction.
Posts Tagged: priorities
Everyone always tells you not to sweat the small stuff – but how do you know which of the 85,000 things on your to-do list are small? When everything on your to-do list is a Priority-Number-One-Code-Red-Emergency, it can be impossible to get anything done. Not to mention your stress levels will go through the roof! On… Read more »
The hour hand is creeping towards 5pm, but your to-do list is only a little over halfway done. The day’s been one never-ending chaos train as emails, impromptu meetings, and emergency tasks are thrown at you. Some of it can wait until tomorrow, but there’s still that one – let’s face it, two – major tasks… Read more »
The holidays are a great way to recharge and relax. Which is a good thing, because when you return to you desk after a few days or weeks away there is a mound of working waiting for you. In order to hit the ground running it is essential to prioritize your to-do list. The good… Read more »
My name is Amber and I am an overachiever and a perfectionist at heart… I often hold myself to an unachievable standard, something I have worked hard to stop doing over the years. For a long time I knew this was my worst habit, but did not know how to give myself permission to let… Read more »
Work dreams are the worst. You already spent all day at the office, stayed late, spent the evening responding to emails, and now you can’t even drift off to the Land of Nod without taking paperwork and unfinished to-do lists with you. You barely have a weekend anymore, ever since budget cuts forced you to… Read more »
Many of you work in scientifically-oriented agencies. These agencies have many functions, one of which is often scientific research. And yet, while we often hear about innovations made by prominent university professors at top-tier schools, or the latest drug breakthrough from a pharmaceutical company, it is less often that we hear about the achievements of… Read more »