Act I: Problems and Decisions

Scene 1: The Morning Email Overwhelm

Scene 2: A Project That Hurts to Think About

Scene 3: Juggling Five Things at Once

Scene 4: Saying No to Distractions

Scene 5: Searching for the Zone of Peak Performance

Scene 6: Getting Past a Roadblock

Intermission: Meet the Director


Act II: Stay Cool Under Pressure

Scene 7: Derailed by Drama

Scene 8: Drowning amid Uncertainty

Scene 9: When Expectations Get Out of Control


Act III: Collaborate with Others

Scene 10: Turning Enemies into Friends

Scene 11: When Everything Seems Unfair

Scene 12: The Battle for Status


Act IV: Facilitate Change

Scene 13: When Other People Lose the Plot

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