Overcommitment is sprinting into oblivion with your hair on fire.
Self-management is less about getting stuff done and more about your relationship with time.
Effect of overcommitment:
You can’t enjoy leading with a gaggle of tasks honking for attention. Relief is the fullest expression of joy for overcommitted leaders.
Overbooked leaders are riddled with mediocrity.
There’s no time to innovate; no opportunity to develop; and no timeline for improvement when a thousand puppies nip your fingers.
Nagging frustration worms into every situation when obligation exceeds capacity. Even the best of us...