Nobody likes to believe they waste four hours on a daily basis. But, it happens. If you want to develop a culture of increased productivity, you’ll need to lead by example and through recognition.
Brian Tracy was hell-bent on doubling LTDS attendees’ incomes in 2018. It’s clear he gets fired up about motivating entrepreneurs and leaders. After decades of researching and presenting productivity practices, the best-selling author still passionately wants others to succeed. At 74, he managed to put us all in our places for 90 minutes while we ate him up – and his zeal – with spoons.
For some managers, work life equals meetings, which means you’re not really getting anything done. You can put a stop to this time sink by implementing some of the suggestions Dorie Clark made in a recent post on Harvard Business Review.
Success in almost everything involves time management. It seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything that you need to do accomplished, but if you want to achieve much more than others in a shorter amount of time, you must improve how you manage that time.
In addition to working at a company with a great culture, and having meaningful assignments, your employees also expect training and development to improve their skills. How can you make this happen while also meeting your ROI targets?
Time management. We’ve all heard the advice on how to better manage our days and tasks at work. Prioritize. Make lists. Don’t multi-task. Do multi-task. Assign tasks on your calendar. Set deadlines even when there are none. Blah blah blah. Nothing new, amirite?
Instead of randomly doing things ranked on how much you feel like doing them on Monday mornings, focus on pressing needs. That’s the advice from sales blogger S. Anthony Iannarino.
Are meetings taking over your life, and maybe the lives of your team members as well? As a leader, it’s worth asking how so many meetings managed to sneak onto your calendar and whether you can do anything about it.
If you’re now engaged in more team selling meetings, you’re not alone. In fact, increased team selling is one of the top challenges sales reps will face this year.
While there may be no magic formula for being productive, there are certain do’s and don’ts that can impact how much, and how efficiently, you get things done.
If you’re suffering from an adrenaline addiction or losing too much time to collaboration, your work schedule needs a rest. Check out Laura Vanderkam’s tips on how to make it happen.
Snooze button followed by coffee and email. Is this how you’re starting your daily routine? If you want to accomplish everything on tomorrow’s to-do list, you need to start you day with the right routine.