Episode 114: Is Your Productivity Getting Burned Up by Little Fires?

Episode 114: Is Your Productivity Getting Burned Up by Little Fires? 150 150 America's Jobs Team

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“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week.” —Charles Richards

At the end of a busy workday, do look back and find that you’ve spent the bulk of it putting out small fires? Are strategic priorities taking a backseat to urgent-in-the-moment tasks that in the long haul do nothing to move the needle for your community nor your organization’s long-term goals? How are you role-modeling productivity best practices to your team?

The recipe for productivity is made up of many ingredients: time management, goal-setting, delegation, and many more skills come into play. Today, Carla Sones and Faye Davis talk about their strategies to getting the big work done without getting burned out by the small fires.

If you’re looking for concrete action steps on how to effectively manage your time, set goals, and outline meeting structures to get the most bang for your (time) buck, this episode is right up your alley. Tune in now to hear more!

America’s Jobs Team is sponsored by Research on Investment / Gazelle.ai