Tag: time management

Three Reasons You Can’t Slow Down

August 8, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t move faster than you can feel. – Teja Bell, Qigong and Zen Master I’m busier than I want to be. It’s confusing because most everything I‘m doing I’ve chosen to do. My business is booming, and I love my work. I want to serve more, so I’m increasingly active in two service organizations, and empty-nesting has made it easier to travel, and then there’s golf. While I preach the importance of being versus doing, I struggle balancing the two. Are you as busy as you want to be? Are you spending time on what matters? Slowing down is challenging in our culture of more—where people over-work, -plan, -eat, -drink, and -consume. If you are serious about changing and really […]

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How Leaders Spend Their Time: What’s a Choice and What’s a Requirement

June 29, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

I want to share a great research-based Harvard Business Review article (read the full article here) written by strategic planning guru Michael Porter. It focuses on how CEOs spend their time. It’s a bit long so here are my key take-aways: CEOs of multi-billion dollar companies work an average of 62 hours a week. If you are working more than this then that’s more of a choice than “comes with the territory.” If you are working too many hours, chances are you have a team you don’t trust to do the work. Upgrade! If you are working too much you’re probably spending too much time in meetings. Most hour-long meetings are 30 to 45 minutes longer than they need to […]

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