So, you want to put more time into leadership-related activities — things like coaching and developing your team, listening, inspiring, and establishing a strategic vision. You know that this will help you make a difference, grow your career and feel great. Yet you’re facing an endless stream of emails, meeting requests and fires to fight. Waiting for some “free time” just doesn’t work; you need a time management strategy.
The successful managers I know who make time for leadership priorities understand that they can’t do it all and make everyone happy. They choose to take time off-the-top for leadership and other true priorities.