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Manager’s Checkup: So you feel overworked?

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No matter how skilled and dedicated you are, you won't perform at your best as a manager if you feel consis­tently burdened by your job duties.

Take our quiz to see how you're doing at managing your workload. For each statement, rate yourself from 1 to 5, with 1 being "almost never" and 5 "almost always":

  1. I take work home several nights a week. 
  2. I'm so tired when I get home that I can't enjoy my evenings. 
  3. My team can't get its work done unless I pitch in to help. 
  4. Unfinished work is piling up on my desk. 
  5. I spend more time putting out fires than doing my own work. 
  6. I'm postponing projects until there's time to do them right. 
  7. I often do work that others could or should do. 
  8. I end up staying late or work­ing on weekends to get my work done. 
  9. I only have time to do the work that's due today. 
  10. I find it difficult to ask for help. 
  11. I'm the only person who knows how to do my job. 
  12. I spend a lot of time each day in meetings. 
  13. I'...(register to read more)

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