Sometimes, you may hit a wall and just aren't sure where to go or what to do next. If you're in that position, this video lays out several possible strategies you can use to get you unstuck.
- [Instructor] Sometimes we all hit a wall. … We just aren't sure where to go or what to do next. … If you're in that position, … here are three things you can do. … First, you can actually talk to your boss about it … and ask them for guidance. … Many of us are afraid to ask for help … because we're worried we'll look stupid or incompetent. … But the truth is there's power in being willing … to step up and ask. … Smart bosses will recognize it as a mark of leadership … because it's weaker, less confident people … that try to pretend they have all the answers. … Second, recognize that you don't have … to have everything figured out. … Things are changing so fast in our world. … None of us can predict the long term with any certainty. … Instead, just concentrate on taking the next right step. … What's one thing you could do … to move in the general right direction? … Do that, and then pivot as necessary. … Third, find a trusted friend or colleague … and talk through your schedule with them. …
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.