Managing Your Time as a Leader - The Systems Thinker
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Unrecognized or unacknowledged core fears are almost always a root cause of professional distress and unattained potential.
The fears are not necessarily bad. A willingness to take a h...
In the first phase, take a close look at your history. Examine the choices you've made and the reasons behind those choices.
For instance, not putting effort into pursuing your own interests but instead, activities in which you can excel could point to the fear of not being good enough.
Give them a seemingly impossible list of tasks and they will have them done and dusted faster than a speeding bullet. But in their haste, they can miss things and prioritize...
Very sociable and upbeat but with a tendency to procrastinate, they often boast about their nonexistent achievements giving the impression they are more productive than they really are.
Strategy: breaking tasks into tiny steps, scheduling their resolution and setting reminders works well. Email management according to urgency is also crucial considering how much time it usually consumes.
Thoughtful, cautious, methodical and quite independent in terms in carrying out tasks. They plan and prioritize well, but may be seen as overcautious, while others can be frustrated by their inertia. Their dedication to the job can also lead to an unwillingness to share the burden of work.
Strategy: Choose the most important things you need to focus on and those that only you can do, while delegating the rest according to staff skills.
The key to any productivity system is to focus on value, not effort.
Instead of focusing on completing as many tasks as possible from your to-do list, focus on the highest-impact ...
This process walks through a list of prompts in different categories, looking for things you're trying to remember and commitments you've made and gets them out onto paper.
It will help you clear your thoughts and get the distractions out of your head.
Take the time to review the coming week's schedule and organize it into large chunks of time, with tasks grouped by importance and urgency.
It will make it easier to manage your work.