This video helps you use a framework to set realistic expectations. This helps you avoid becoming overwhelmed by over-promising.
- Do you ever find that you're over-committed, … that you're just trying to get too much done … in too little time? … The result of doing this is stress for yourself … and disappointment from other people … when you don't meet the expectations … that they have for you. … Instead, we want to get into the habit … of underpromising and overdelivering. … If you do that, … not only will you experience greater freedom, … but greater success. … Here are few tips to get into that habit. … First, for any task that you have, … come up with your best guess as to how long it will take … and add 10%. … In other words, if I think … something's going to take 10 days, … then I'm going to tell people, and myself, … it's going to take 11 days. … That establishes a more reasonable expectation … from the beginning. … Number two, I'm going to use the latest question, … which means when is the latest I can get this to you? … If someone asks you to do something, … let's say it's going to take a month, … then you say, I'm going to do this …
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