You’ve heard it said that the reward for doing good work is more work! That bit of news might feel more like trauma than treasure, but is it? When you’ve inherited more work than you can handle, there are five things you can do right away to manage your new found wealth.
It “just happened.” All of a sudden, I’m the one inheriting the tasks everyone else is shedding; the work they don’t want to do is ending up on my desk! Why does this always happen to me?!
It doesn’t matter how well prepared you thought you were; when it happens, it hurts. You’re shocked, possibly stunned. It’s going to take some time to recover. Your head is spinning and your heart is racing because you can’t understand how this is possible.