Reorgs are not unfamilar nor infrequent these days as a result of the pandemic. You may find yourself now leading people doing what you used to do, or you moved to a new team and you’re both the leader and the new kid on the block.
Here are some practical tips I’ve gathered in over a decade of various transitions working for different organizations.
In one of our team meetings in February, my colleague Sigrid talked about 1 Kings 19:1–15. There was a lot to get from what she shared but my major takeaway was to make space for grace. It’s July now and so much has happened, and yet the word remains so relevant. Make space for grace.
I have witnessed many transitions, both in corporate and in ministry, and noted that part of a successful transition is when the new person takes off from where the old person left from, instead of starting from scratch. When the new person starts from scratch simply because s/he did not bother to set aside his/her…
If we need to hold their hands so they can stand, we will, and we must, until the time comes when they can do so on their own. To stand. To walk. To run.
The dictionary defines persistence as the “firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.” You’re not going to feel enthusiastic about planning or using that planner every day. Real productivity is more than just being productive when you feel like it.
There are so many digital tools out there and if you’re like me who is on an anti-purchase, anti-subscription budget, these two tools are my go-to productivity tools. I love that they’re free, and I love that they work so well!
On my last post, I gave you Planning Tip 1. Here are Planning Tips 2 &3. ? Whether you’re using a planner (may I recommend this one) or a digital of sorts (will share my recommended tools on my next post), these planning tips will help you get more out of your chosen planning buddy.
Thanks for following my 4 P’s of Productivity weekly! I wrote about the first P: Purpose here, and the second P: Prayer here. I hope that these first three posts have helped you be a tad more productive the past few weeks. Now I’ll be talking about the third P: Planning.
No, we’re not going to be weird. We’re simply going to tap on God’s grace so that we can go through our day as productive as possible. This is not to diminish the power of prayer and God’s grace in our lives, but to bring that power and that grace even to our work.
Are you heading towards the right direction? Last week, I introduced the 4 P’s of Productivity—a list that is applicable to any productivity system you’re using. We need these 4 P’s for optimal and sustainable productivity, productivity that does not burn you out. Today, let me tell you a little bit more about the first of…