Category: Time Management
If you’ve ever been curious what my life is like then come over for an evening at my house. As you walk into our calm and peaceful home, I greet you at the door and lead you to our clean and immaculately set kitchen table. My kids are sitting quietly, napkins on laps, patiently waiting […]
“David, if only I had more time…” “I would love to do that, but I just don’t have the time…” “I work 70 hours a week and still run out of time…” The only thing business owners need more than cash is time. I see it over and over again with the thousands of business […]
Do you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? Are you working 70+ hours a week and feel like you are just treading water? You aren’t alone. After working with thousands of business owners over the past 25 years, time and time again we see a lack of time as a huge concern […]
When left to our own devices, time management is sort of like a buffet. You have dozens of different options in front of you. Should you spend the next hour working on payroll? Finding a new assistant? Working on that new marketing project? Scrolling through Facebook? Shopping for new shoes on Amazon? The options are […]
I have heard it more times than I can count… “I’m overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. So much of my day is spent putting out fires and reacting to customer demands. The only way I can get my key projects done is to come into the office earlier and stay later, and work […]
It’s called ‘deliberate practice’ and it’s a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time In this article, I’m going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it “deliberate practice.” It’s one of the most powerful strategies that […]
Here’s a clear list of 10 proven time-tactics guaranteed to double your productivity… Do you find yourself complaining about your consistent lack of time? Here are 10 proven time-tactics guaranteed to double your productivity. In fact, you put even five of these time tactics to work and you’ll find yourself breaking through to a new […]
I have a confession to make: I am a chocolate addict. If chocolate is in my house then at 9 or 10pm I’m going to break down and binge on it. So how do I keep myself from doing that? Not from willpower, but rather by keeping chocolate out of my house. In other words, by controlling my environment so that it supports the behaviors I want to live by.
I just returned from a large business conference my company, Maui Mastermind, hosted in Florida. One of the most important themes we that came up in several of the question and answer periods was how could an entrepreneur, or any business executive for that matter, break the connection between hours worked and value created. As […]
Karl (not his real name) ran a successful medical group specializing in elder care in the Midwest. Smart and hardworking, Karl was like a lot of small business owners we know. He was focused on the operational side of his business, in his case the practice of medicine, and didn’t pay close attention to the […]
How to Increase Productivity What’s Your Biggest Time Waster at Work? What is your biggest productivity killer at work? Is it: A. Phone calls? B. Meetings? C. Email? D. Staff interruptions? If you are anything like the 353 U.S. business owners my company Maui Mastermind surveyed you’re likely answer is “email” (57%), followed by either […]
In a recent survey of 353 business owners in the United States, my company Maui Mastermind asked them, “What is your single biggest time waster and interrupter in your business life?” The results were clear, email came out the single biggest time waster and interruption by a factor of three to one. 57 percent of […]
Here is a simple 7-step game plan to escape the Competency Trap and build an organization that is stronger, more scalable, and less reliant on you…
You’re already working enough hours; you just need to carve out a small percentage of them to invest in higher order activities to help you scale your company.
If you feel overwhelmed and at a loss for making the time to grow your business, start here.
To create more time you don’t need to work nights or weekends. Here is the best place to find more time…
Here is a short list of my top 6 apps and how I use them to better run my business.
What are your distinctions around time? Here is a breakthrough new tool to help you see time and your use of time in a wholly new way. We call it the Time Value Matrix…
They rob you of your time and kill your productivity. What’s more they weaken your company. Which of these six addictions do you struggle with?
Here are 10 concrete tips to leverage your personal assistant to help you get your life back as you scale your company.
We recently did a survey of business owners of companies with under $50 million per year in sales. One of the questions we asked them was what was the single biggest reason why you haven’t been able to grow your company as fast as you would have liked. One of the biggest limiting factors holding […]