As I was on the treadmill this morning, I watched the “news” clip from CNN about the time President Trump has on his schedule as executive time. CBS News reports on it here.
Setting aside the politics of this, it got me thinking about “executive time”.
How much time do YOU spending, thinking, reading, learning?
As business owners we can spend so much time in meetings, on the phone and working IN our business that we forget to take the time to spend working ON our business.
It’s so important to have a TEAM who can help you executive on your business management and growth needs. This is critical.
It’s essential, FIRST, that you have a clear VISION in place for how you want your business to grow and understanding what are the key things that YOU can do in your business that NO one else can do.
For my own business, I’ve started four of them, I do my best to sometimes just “sit” and think. No phone.
Invariably I will get some paper and write a short note or send myself a quick email of remembrance.
Performance and productivity and essential for scaling your business.
You cannot scale your time but you can learn to say NO more often which will leave time for you to get other things, more important things done.
The Washington post wrote a story on some things CEOs do to better maximize their time.
A few things I do:
It’s also important to READ and be a smarter executive. Also attend events, Inc 500, Grant Cardone’s 10X Conference and the Smart Hustle Small Business Conference.
These are a few things I do.