Many leaders I know struggle with over-commitment. Here are five ways to say “no” with consistency and grace.
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A clear desk will help you clear your mind. Toyota developed a great tool to optimizie their factories. Now you can use it to optimize your work environment.
My to-do list is at the center of my personal workflow. Like you, I am bombarded with scores—sometimes hundreds—of requests every day. They show up in my inbox, on the phone, and at my door. All of them want action now.
Whenever I write or speak on the topic of delegation (as I did yesterday), I always get a question from someone who says, “But what if you don’t have a staff? How can you delegate?” This question typically comes from staff people, technicians, stand-alone professionals, or start-up entrepreneurs. It’s a great question. I recommend four strategies.