In Greg McKeown’s book Effortless , he suggests the idea of making concrete boundaries for both how little and how much you will do in a given day on your important priorities.
For instance, for hitting sales numbers, you may determine to never make fewer than five sales calls in a day and never more than 10 sales calls in a day.
When facing a goal, do you tend to get into a high-drive gear and try to remain there 24/7? Do you operate at a low-drive level most of the time, often having to scurry to the finish line at the last minute?
Based on your tendency, you can proceed in one of the 3 ways:
There are days when back-to-back meetings are necessary, but this momentum doesn't have long-term viability.
Block out larger chunks of time for accomplishing bigger projects to immerse in the work without the pressure of a tight time window.
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