Does this sound familiar? It’s the first month of the work year. You’re a little happy to be back (you love your kids but…). Although your inbox is overwhelming, you’re ready to start fresh in the new year. You’re working on your yearly kickoff meeting, excited about your new strategy, and have resolved to manage your time better. You’re starting to feel, dare I say, excited.
Until suddenly you don’t. Your chronically absent employee decides to extend his holiday vacation a few more days (it’s all good, he’s cool with taking it unpaid). Your unorganized boss drops a nasty project your way