We talk to Julie Hyde about the 8 types of busy, their root causes, their impacts and how they can influence how we lead. We discuss how to break free from being busy with a particular focus on people pleasing and micro-managing.
2:27 - Using "busy" to describe how you are doing.
4:28 - are we really more busy now?
7:18 - is obsession with busy cross-cultural?
8:27 - impact of COVID on being busy.
11:40 - addicted to busy.
14:01 - sleep is usually sacrificed when we feel busy.
15:58 - what are we busy doing?
17:48 - shifting our mindset from efficient to effective.
22:06 - I don't have time for this!
24:49 - being on the other end of busy.
30:06 - saying "no" to focus on your priorities.
33:19 - improving communication about urgency of tasks.
36:37 - people pleasing is one of 8 types of busy.
39:45 - how to get better at saying "no".
43:29 - your loved ones pay the price of your people pleasing.
46:16 - how to avoid micro managing people.
49:26 - delegating vs protecting team from overload.
55:09 - transition from technical expert to managing people.
59:01 - focus on strengths or weaknesses?
1:01:10 - story of "busy Gary".
1:04:35 - fear of judgement is what keeps us busy.
1:06:59 - connect with Julie.
You can find more detailed show notes with links to references at: https://candourpodcast.com/julie-hyde/