Calendar invitations cut through the lack of commitment and helps you to take action towards your goals. Since we live in an environment of decreasing attention, what if you became a person of action by setting 15 or 30 minute meetings that are confirmed with whoever you need a decision from or work to get done in working meetings?
Here’s a reblog of a post I have shared many times that I hope can become a mainstay habit that helps you get results. Enjoy.
How are you managing your calendar?
Peter Drucker said it best when it comes to the work we do today, “In knowledge work, the task is not given. It has to be determined.”
We are in a world where there is a lot of information flying around. Sometimes, we are being social. Other times we are trying to get clear.
One of the best leadership habits you can drive to get deals and projects done is to put full attention on a goal. And the way to lead efficiently is to master your online calendar. Make it a leadership tool by setting time and space to have meaningful focused conversations with your prospects, clients and partners.
I use Google Calendars within my Google Apps workflow. Most of the business world either uses Google Apps or Microsoft Outlook. Either one works. The key is to master appointment setting in either scenario.
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