How to transform your habits and achieve the life you desire
Here you will find the documents mentioned in the book:
- Meeting Agenda
- Overcommitment Activity Assessment (Decision Tree)
- Overcommitment Assessment (Spreadsheet)
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Note: In my extensive research regarding overcommitment I read the articles below. If they are not specifically quoted in the book no specific items were utilized directly from these authors.
However I would like to acknowledge that there are additional resources beyond my book related to overcommitment.
6 Signs That You’re Overcommitted: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/r/employees/6-signs-that-youre-overcommitted/
Forbes article detailing the toxicity of the hustle culture:
Harvard Medical School article showing how only the overworked die young:
Microsoft article that details the third peak: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/worklab/triple-peak-day
Overextended and Overcommitted: https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-gamma/overextended-and-overcommitted
Self-sabotage: Why do students spread themselves so thin?: http://thedailycougar.com/2019/02/26/students-spread-thin/
The Art of the Finish: How to Go From Busy to Accomplished: https://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/2007/10/18/the-art-of-the-finish-how-to-go-from-busy-to-accomplished
The Overcommitted Organization: https://hbr.org/2017/09/the-overcommitted-organization
The Trap of Overcommitting: http://lmiexperience.org/the-trap-of-overcommitting/
Vitalsmarts article showing 3 out of 5 people overcommit: