With most companies today running as lean as possible, it is imperative that your staff’s time is used effectively. Many of you are probably doing more than one job or doing that job in fewer days.
Most of us start every day knowing that we are not going to accomplish everything on our “to-do” lists, so how we spend our time is a key strategic decision. And once we decide on a plan of attack, staying focused on those few things when so many require our attention is difficult as well. We've found a couple of resources that may help you.
Here are a couple of good articles on time management:
Steve McClatchy, President of Alleer Training & Consulting gives many suggestions for time saving tips in his article, “How to Save an Hour a Day”.
Once you’ve identified ways to save time, Peter Bregman, CEO of Bregman Partners, Inc., a global management consulting firm and contributor to the Harvard Business Review, outlines an plan that helps us stay focused and avoid the many things that threaten to derail it in his article, “An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day”.