Jane Perdue of The Braitewaite Group graciously agreed to guest post here. Jane is a seasoned HR executive who is now making a difference through coaching, consulting and speaking. She is also a fabulous writer – definitely check out her blog Life Love Leadership. Thank you Jane for sharing your wisdom here. I am grateful to have you in my inner circle!
Schedule You on Your To Do List
You know how busy you get ascending that ladder of success – the constant swirl of activity focused on the business, your team, your department, results and outcomes. Time for yourself? Ah, we’ll try to work that in later. And that later never happens.
In the mid-1990’s I landed my first VP role, overseeing 2800 employees in two states. For the first several months after the promotion, it was a mad dash of 80 hour work weeks and frenetic scrambling to make everything happen. Then two firsts occurred in my life: my very first 360 assessment followed by a sick leave. [click to continue...]