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Construction Genius

Oct 12, 2021

When you get appointed into new positions or get promoted to a new role, you may feel overwhelmed. Why is that? Weren’t you hired or promoted in the first place because of your capability?


After getting off a call with one of my executive coaching clients, I decided to record this short video and talk about these important topics:


  • The reasons why you’re feeling overwhelmed,


  • Beating overwhelm with simple tips, and


  • What you need to do in order to be effective in your role


Check out today’s episode and discover practical tips you can apply to help you beat your overwhelm and start being effective!


Discussion Points:


0:00 Introduction


1:46 Why do we get overwhelmed in a new position?


2:23 Beat overwhelm by defining your role in the business


2:55 Beat overwhelm by understanding your priorities


4:04 Cascading your role and priorities into your schedule


5:00 Why you need to get used to chaos when you’re in the construction industry


5:46 You need to log your time for a couple of weeks


6:16 Beat overwhelm by learning to say NO to yourself and others


7:19 Beat overwhelm by getting help





Are you a construction company owner or executive? Do you or those who report to you need an outside voice to help beat overwhelm and start being more effective? I work every week with Construction company owners and executives. I provide them a sounding board to help them work through their deepest challenges and increase their leadership effectiveness. If you’d like to figure out if/how I can help you, contact me directly:


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