I have trained several hundred people in last couple years on personal productivity. When we get to time wasters people tend to call out well known culprits. Almost nobody ever mentions two biggest time wasters ever. Two time wasters that are by far taking most of our time.
Email, meetings, phone calls, colleagues stopping by, travel – guess, you have very similar list on your mind.
Money is not the most important thing in the world. But on the survival scale I would put it very close to oxygen. This is one of my favourite Zig Ziglar quotes. As we all feel, money is indeed not the most important thing in the world but we all can use little extra money. Here you can find 5 easy ways how to make some extra money.
Should I quit my job? This is question I am getting often from my employed friends. There is no simple and right answer. I could tell them typical bullshit of these days – “sure, quit, find your passion and do what you love” but I don’t believe this would solve their problem.
Who Is Amancio Ortega
Amancio Ortega is founder of Inditex holding which owns these brands: Zara, Bershka, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, Pull & Bear, Tempe, Stradivarius a Uterqüe. Inditex now runs over 6600 shops and employs 140 thousand people. He is currently second richest person with estimated worth of almost 80 bilion $. Here’s what he has to say about business and life… Continue reading
Learning a new skill doubles your chances to succeed in business and life.
It is very helpful, if skills you learn are in the area or direction which you want to go in your life. Sometimes it may seem, it is not connected or worth it, but later in life it may come very handy.
I have asked one of my employees to go to car registry and do some changes there.
He told me, I’ll be happy to go there and do it, but you know, I have never done it before.
Do you want to succeed in everything you do?
Then you need to watch this video and answer this simple question:
Recently I had to stay at home and take it easy so I ended up on youtube watching many episodes of Shark Tank.
These are main ideas that stayed with me.
Why would you want to empower them?
You need it – there are too many things to do, questions to answer, choices to be made that you simply must share the load with your people.
They need it – people want responsibility, flexibility, growth. They want to be part of making decisions, feel that they have their say in how they do their job and choices to make about it.
Couple days ago I received email from my friend with comparison of a world from a decade ago and now.
It looked like this:
On Monday I am flying back to Prague after spending almost 3 months in my beloved Melbourne with my family. People ask me when we start to talk about my company – “who is now running it while you’re here?”
Nobody I say (which is true) – we don’t have any managers in our company.