These are the ingredients of good planning: Time – critical path, contingency, crashing if required Objective and priorities, how will success be measured? Resources – required vs available. Includes money, equipment, people etc Team – involvement of the team wherever possible, who, skills required, mix of types Obstacles and risk – plan for possible problems, […]
If you had more time, what would you spend it on? Thinking, planning, your staff, your customers, or developing yourself maybe? These are all ‘box 3’ activities – box 3 is Important but not (yet) Urgent (some people have boxes 2 and 3 the other way around, it doesn’t really matter as long as you […]
I sometimes hear “There’s no point in Time Management, no point in planning ahead, because my day never goes as planned”. I have four things to say about that, which I hope will help: 1 – Get better at saying No, or at least negotiating. Many interruptions can be rejected or pushed out into tomorrow […]
These are my estimates. I bet the real situation isn’t any better – probably much worse!