Your Voice Heard: Answering Audience QuestionsOct 06, 2023
Today, we delve into important questions posed by practicing leaders in the audience, exploring the significance of balancing kindness, effective prioritization, and handling accidental email mishaps. Join us as we provide practical insights and guidance for navigating these aspects of the workplace.
Question: How do you tell if you are being too nice and what should I do about it?
- We all recognize the value of kindness and its impact in fostering positive work environments and strong relationships.
- It is important to strike a balance between being kind and avoiding excessive agreeability or accommodation.
- Be sure to assert oneself, set boundaries, and communicate constraints to prevent feeling overwhelmed or taken advantage of.
Question: There is always so much to do! How do you learn to cope or handle all the stuff coming in?
- It is important to prioritize and plan to effectively manage a heavy workload.
- Fundamentally, it is all just lists of things to do. Utilize to-do lists and task management tools to organize and prioritize tasks.
- Explore delegation and collaboration to share the workload and enhance efficiency.
- Have an honest conversation with your supervisor about the impacts of the workload.
- Prioritize your well-being amidst all the things on the schedule
Question: What do I if I send an email to someone in senior leadership and it wasnt meant to go to them?
- Stay calm and composed when realizing an unintended email has been sent.
- Assess the content of the email to determine if any sensitive or confidential information was shared.
- Reaching out to the unintended recipient with a sincere apology and clarify the mistake.
- Learning from mistakes, understanding that errors happen, and using them as opportunities for growth.
As practicing leaders, it is crucial to strike a balance in all walks of life. Whether it is on whether you are being too kind, handling big workloads, or making sincere mistakes. Take a moment to acknowledge your willingness to learn from these experiences and be better for it on the other side. By living this midnset, we can enhance our leadership skills, cultivate positive work environments, and foster personal growth.
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