This is so relatable. I have a hard time juggling so many meetings plus pandemic-time kids in virtual school. I feel like all my focus time has been sucked into dealing with their business, but what can you do?
Good advice, though. The idea of no-meeting days is really appealing, but I’m not sure I want to champion the cause organization-wide. Maybe I’ll have a few discussions and put out some feelers for support. Do you recall how it came to be at your place — how was it presented and rolled out?
I’ve also taken to blocking my calendar as out-of-office during those know “home stuff” time slots, and it makes a difference. My kids wake at 6am already, and not gonna lie, this piece has me thinking about waking up intentionally at 4!