How many times have you said “There aren’t enough hours in the day” or “if only I could press a pause button, so everything stops for a while”. There are so many demands placed on us and the pace of work is increasing as companies compete for market share. Just responding to the barrage of e-mails that land in your inbox every hour, let alone juggling your instagram and snapchat activity, can be overwhelming.
It is no wonder that there is a rise of stress in the workplace as people grapple with prioritising workload, making quick decisions often in the absence of enough data, and the demands of reporting to multiple bosses. Often managers turn to Executive coaches, or time management courses to support their development of a work/life balance. There are also many performance lessons from sport. But what happens if you don’t have access to costly solutions?