What kills your productivity? Is it lack of direction? Is it lack of planning or focus? Well, based on a whole host of research by some much esteemed organizations, its distractions! In fact, the average person wastes up to 25% of their time each year engaged in useless or low level activities. 25%!
Are you getting your most important tasks accomplished? Do you even know what's most important to focus on?
If your goal is to keep yourself busy, then spending time doing whatever is on the list works fine. If you are responsible for running a business that has to make money for you and your employees to live on, doing whatever is on your list is not a good strategy for accomplishing what matters most.
About the Author
Steve provides leadership, management and marketing coaching to business owners, executives and entrepreneurs worldwide. Considered the Catalyst for Change by the California Business Journal, Steve has coached over 400 business professionals to date.