what happens when everything is a priority?

BNET has a great little post about the three things that happen when you work in an environment where everything is treated as a “Code Red emergency.” What they point to:

  1. All problems get treated as five-alarm fires, whether they’re truly urgent or not. This means when something really is mission-critical, it might not get the attention it deserves.
  2. Stress levels rise as staffers try to adjust to perpetual long hours and non-stop pressure.
  3. Burnout happens, productivity drops, and employee engagement disappears.

I agree, though I would have pulled the three items in #3 as individual items.

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