Day to day, it may not feel like your values have a lot to do with your priorities, and when it comes to something basic like responding to emails, they may not. But over time, your values shape the choices you make and what you emphasize in your professional life and discretionary time. This video shows you how to get clear on them.
- [Instructor] Day to day, it may not feel … like your values have a lot to do with your priorities. … And when it comes to something basic … like responding to emails, they may not. … But over time, your values shape the choices you make, … and those choices add up. … When you're thinking about what to prioritize, … it's useful to look at three different timeframes … to get an accurate picture. … The first and easiest is right now, … what's most important in the moment? … If your boss is desperate … for you to finish a particular project … or you're working on something … that's mission critical for your company, … you're probably making good use of your time. … But most of the time, it's a little less obvious … where we should be expanding our efforts. … Is that networking meeting really worth it? … Which professional development course should you take? … None of that is pressing in the moment, … and that's why it's helpful to zoom out … to the other timeframes. … As my colleague David Lancefield points out, …
Dorie shares techniques that you can leverage to get clarity on what to prioritize, as well as how to take action when you find yourself unsure of your next steps. She explores well-known frameworks, including the Eisenhower matrix and the Pareto principle, that can help you become more effective. Along the way, she shares how to find the motivation to get yourself going, maintain your momentum, and make it all the way to your goal.