It’s logical to want to devote our attention to “first things first.” Why is this so hard? Why don’t we simply work to get what we want?
In the Digital Age making you “wired,” as in “stressed out”? Technology should make our lives simpler, not more complicated. How can we turn it around?
As leaders, how well do we know our team members? What are their strengths? What challenges them? Why is it important to know all this, and know it well?
For busy people, one of the big obstacles to delegating is knowing what to delegate. For many of us, this is not a no-brainer–it takes careful planning.
When we delegate the tasks we don’t like, we risk dwelling in the Busyness Bubble, making ourselves too busy doing what’s fun, but not important. Is our busyness artificially inflated?
Failure happens. By delegating, we can use low-risk projects, where failure is an option, as a learning experience for everybody.
It’s the result, not the process, that matters when we delegate. Visualize the result, share your vision, forget the How, and say “Go.”
Flossing: are you one of the 12% of Americans who do it daily? Or one of the 60% who say they do? Flossing is in “Quadrant 2,” where we experience most of our Rider and Elephant problems. Why don’t we hang out in Quadrant 2 all day long?
How many hours are we working, really? And how productive are we when we work late? Experts are telling us to go home when the whistle blows.
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