How many of us actually ask for help?
Here's a reminder that you don't need to do it all yourself. If you're feeling stressed, overwhelmed and out of time, then try this - stop and reflect on how you are using your time.
- What tasks you are doing that you could be delegating?
- What tasks could you outsource?
- What tasks make sense to be done by someone else?
Who out there is willing to help and just needing you to take the first step....and ask?
You may not be able to delegate all of a task, but you could delegate part of it. Every task that you share will free up a bit of time for you.
Time is becoming even more of a stretched resource, if asking for help will help you to maximise the value you gain from your time, then it is worth looking for opportunities to reach out and have the courage to ask for help.
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About the author:
Usha Maharaj CA(SA) is an Executive and Leadership Coach in South Africa who went from small town trainee accountant to Director in a Big-4 audit firm. Her 16+ year corporate career had all of the highs and lows of a high performing workplace where she shattered setbacks, crushed challenges and conquered fears to enjoy a highly successful career. She now inspires ambitious individuals and executives to reach their own highest level of influence in corporate South Africa.
Find out more at www.ushamaharaj.com.