How to do it all
… or how not to drown
while doing too many things.
Stacy Watts
7/18/2014
What does drowning
look like?
 Irritability
 Actually snapping
 Being overwhelmed
 Silence
What is too much?
 Not enough sleep
 Join all the CAT teams
 Feeling stressed
 Pointers to you not doing well
How do you do all the
things?
 Nothing novel
 Self-care
 Multi-tasking
 Time-management
 Sleeping enough for you
 Le...
Multitasking
 Find some resources (people, books, web)
 Test what you can do together well
 If you fail at one part spl...
So how do I swim?
 Do what makes sense for you!!!
 Find a few mentors who
 You admire for their skills
 You can relate...
Questions?
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How to do it all ... or how not to drown while doing too many things.

  1. 1. How to do it all … or how not to drown while doing too many things. Stacy Watts 7/18/2014
  2. 2. What does drowning look like?  Irritability  Actually snapping  Being overwhelmed  Silence
  3. 3. What is too much?  Not enough sleep  Join all the CAT teams  Feeling stressed  Pointers to you not doing well
  4. 4. How do you do all the things?  Nothing novel  Self-care  Multi-tasking  Time-management  Sleeping enough for you  Learn how to Fail and learn.
  5. 5. Multitasking  Find some resources (people, books, web)  Test what you can do together well  If you fail at one part split it back out.  Examples:  Meeting and class note taking  Socialization/tasks/group work  Dishes and a tv show
  6. 6. So how do I swim?  Do what makes sense for you!!!  Find a few mentors who  You admire for their skills  You can relate to  Have enough brain to work with you 
  7. 7. Questions?

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