Being productive is just one of the things that Powerful Leaders do to deliver results. They set goals and they deliver. And they do it facing the same level of distractions, fires and office drama that we all face.
Of all the leadership competencies that are critical to success, you want to make sure you nail productivity because if you can’t drive results or get things done, it doesn’t matter what other skills you have in your back pocket. Eventually you’re going to be out of work, or your business will go sideways.
Here are the Top 3 Productivity Tips Leaders Use to Get Results.
1. DEFER OR THOUGHTFULLY SAY NO (2:10)
2. START INVESTING IN DELEGATING (because it pays dividends) – (4:50)
3. USE THE POMODORO/IVY LEE COMBO (6:25)
PLUS: Make sure you watch the video for the LIFE-SAVER BONUS TIP that’s going to help you stay focused!
Now as I promised – here are the details on the Pomodoro & Ivy Lee Methods. If you’re seeing this in the week of posting, then follow me over on Instagram to watch my week of Instagram Stories of how I use the Pomodoro/Ivy Lee Combo (hereafter known as the PomoLee Combo) to get stuff done.
The essence of this technique is to chunk your workday into small, focused bites and then take a short break. Here's how it works;
This is a trusted and true productivity method invented by Ivy Ledbetter Lee in the early 1900's. Mr. Lee was a productivity consultant for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, and a successful businessman in his own right.
The method is very simplistic. And it works brilliantly if you have the commitment to make it work.
If you commit to nothing... you'll be distracted by everything - Ivy Lee
Here's how it works.
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