You might be feeling tired today. You’ve put out a lot of energy of late on a lot of things and in a lot of different directions. Don’t forget to take some time to rest and re-energize your own batteries. Your world can really get by without your supervision for one day. So plan some time for yourself to relax. If not today than for this weekend. You need the rest.
Sometimes we need to take a step back and allow the seeds we’ve planted room to grow. Remember a watched pot takes a lot longer to boil, then if you walk away and give it time to simmer. The same is true for hovering over work that needs to get done.
At some point you have to give others the responsibility, the time and the room to complete their tasks. Today holds the lessons of delegation. If you’ve asked someone to do something, back off and let them do it. You lingering over them and constantly checking in will only slow the process down. Continue reading