Your work builds up and your problems increase. Deadlines loom. Before you know it, you’re feeling overwhelmed. It can easily happen to a Project Manager. There’s just so much you have to do. And now you have to cope with overwhelm.
So, where to start? How to get back into control? You feel breathless, shaky, maybe a little scared. What you need is my Overwhelm Routine.
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This is a proven process that will help you cope with feelings of overwhelm, and overcome them.
Overwhelm is a problem of stress: of not feeling in control. It is not a time management problem – and I explain why, in the video. (Overload is the ‘equivalent’ time management issue).
Overwhelm is not a time management problem. Rather, it’s a stress management problem. As a result, the solution is not better time management. What you need is a coping strategy, that helps you handle the stress of overwhelm, by taking back control.
And my 7-step process will get you there. You can download a one-page cheat-sheet.
We have a full article, ‘What to Do if You are Feeling Overwhelmed by Your Project’.
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Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.
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