This is how to say yes at work without spreading yourself too thin

08.02.21 11:10 AM By Caitlin

From Matthias Schrek at Atlassian


Defend your work-life balance by having this simple but powerful conversation.


Here’s a crash course in how to spread yourself too thin. Your workload is perfectly balanced. You have exactly the right number of projects and activities on your plate to fill out your week and deliver with a high degree of quality. Hooray! Then, in your 1-on-1 with your manager, they ask you to drive (or look after, or contribute to) an Extra Thing™.
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