Someone who is frequently late sends the message that he or she does not care. That may not be true, but that is the message, and it may injure his or her chances for rapport.
Tag: Time management
If you’re ever caught in a sales slump, and you can’t seem to find a way out, there may be a factor you’re not considering: Your time management. Reps can be so preoccupied with what they’re selling and to whom that they don’t take into account the “when.”
How often do you show up for meetings “a few minutes late”? Those “few minutes” are damaging your reputation and costing you money.
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.
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?
In today’s business environment, your colleagues may brag that they work just fine in a multitasking environment. In truth, the quality of anyone’s work after a multitasking session probably needs a serious review. How can managers accomplish more in a workplace filled with distractions and multiple demands on their time?
“Time is money.” You’ve heard that expression a thousand times or more. And as many times as you’ve heard it, you have universally ignored it.
Whether you view business trips as a fun change of scenery or a necessary drudgery, these getaways offer plenty of opportunities to be productive.
The author of a recent article on AllBusiness.com makes a wise observation in his first line: “The person who coined the phrase ‘time is money,’ must have been a sales rep paid on commission.”