Even unlikely events should be discussed and solutions assessed. Assign executive decision-making power to those you trust: It's tough, but it's essential to prevent your team from coming to a screeching halt while waiting for simple decisions in your absence. We are not talking about strategic make or break decisions, but about the day-to-day work of approvals and rejections. The more you trust your team to find solutions, the more they will feel valued. An added benefit is that potential leaders could emerge in your absence. Set your email notification with a single point of contact: do it! Let people who contact you know that you are gone and that they have someone to contact if they need help. Be sure to include in case of emergency so they know to only reach out if it's serious.
Otherwise, they have to relax and wait for you to return. Meet with key external stakeholders to discuss potential requirements: I'm Photo Background Removing not talking about setting 30 minutes with each stakeholder, but a few minutes at their desk can do wonders. Tell them you're going on vacation and ask if there's anything you can do for them before you leave. This should also set expectations and prevent fires. 2) Set expectations At work Tell those who report to you that you will be available; you're on vacation. Many of us have one or two team members who work too hard and don't value their work-life balance. It is essential that people understand the value you make of your work-life balance and make sure they understand that unless there is an emergency, they must hold on to the problem until your return or work to resolve. the problem internally.
Advertising Continue reading below Make sure they understand your methods for responding to issues and your communication plan. Make sure they understand that they must respect these boundaries and your vacation. While you're at it, be sure to do the same with those you relate to. Be sure to do so in a respectful manner either way, but be firm. At home Tell your family that this trip will be different! Tell them this time; you're going to focus on spending time with them and that you're committed to not letting work ruin another vacation. Let this be your chance to show them that you don't live to work. Ask them to hold you accountable for this change. The Davis family on vacation It's a tough transition to make and you'll need some help.