One of the most important parts of business management is managing yourself. It’s not about managing the business but, it’s about organizing your life so you can accomplish the things that are important.
There are five key critical lessons that I’ll be posting here one lesson each for the next 5 days:
#1. “Effective executives know where their time goes. They work systematically at managing the little of their time that can be brought under their control.”
Record how you spend your time. Cut the things that steal it. Then consolidate your time into chunks big enough to accomplish good work.
“Effective executives, in my observation, do not start with their tasks. They start with their time. And they do not start out with planning. They start by finding out where their time actually goes. Then they attempt to manage their time and to cut back unproductive demands on their time. Finally they consolidate their “discretionary” time into the largest possible continuing units. This three-step process: recording time, managing time, and consolidating time… ” ~ Peter Drucker
Come back tomorrow for lesson #2. _/|\_
Dr Surya M Ganduri, PhD. PMP. is the Founder & President of eMBC, Inc., an international firm specializing in strategic and executive leadership development processes that Help People Succeed in an Evolving World. Dr Surya has over 28 years of business experience in management consulting, leadership development, executive coaching, process improvements, organizational development and youth leadership. For more information visit www.eMBCinc.com or contact eMBC, Inc., directly at (630) 445-1321.