Staying Out of the Weeds – Nine Ways Leaders Can Better Manage Their Time

Leadership time is your organization’s most valuable asset.  Where leaders focus their time and effort affects everyone below them and the organization as a whole. 

So how can leaders make the best use of their time?  There are a number of small, incremental changes – shifts – each leader can make to their daily behaviors that will assist in keeping both the focus and momentum of the organization pointed in the right direction.

Shifts in Personal Work Habits that Increase Focus

It’s easy to get mired in the details of the day, to get lost in the weeds.  Nothing is more frustrating than getting to the end of the day and realizing that no forward progress was made on the initiatives that matter most.