Alex, you did the right thing reaching out. In the past, I’d fallen hard for this mentality of “MOPs never stops.” I thought “no” wasn’t an option, so I said “yes” to everything. Soon, I was skipping lunches to catch up with reports. All of my reading outside of work was about Marketo; I’m pretty sure I was even dreaming about lead lifecycles.
Sales needs more opportunities, there’s never too much revenue for the business, every other MOPs influencer has a blog and a podcast. With that much energy around me, I felt I needed to spend every spare hour catching up, being “productive,” doing more.
I really didn’t. Neither do you.
Here’s how you take back control of your time:
Structure your goals and processes: There are always things you can improve on in martech, and it’s easy to bite off more than you can chew.