Fight Overcommitment Syndrome

Imagine that tomorrow morning, some high-priced workplace consultant shows up at your job. This purported expert on employee performance—some guy like me—is there to conduct a talent review: an assessment of all the personnel in the organization, including you.

  • Who is indispensable at work?
  • Who is notably dispensable?
  • Who are all the people in between?
  • What makes it harder for employees to succeed in their jobs?
  • What would this expert say about you?

If you are like most people, that last question might make you pause. Not because you’re not great at your job, but because these days, doing your job is a lot ...

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