Setting clear priorities!
It’s at the guts of great strategy and missing from bad strategy. It’s one of the most important functions of a leader or manager (to help declare and clarify).
Simple. Not easy!
Here are two powerful nuggets about prioritizing.
People who can focus, get things done. People who can prioritize, get the right things done. (2012)
— John Maeda (@johnmaeda) August 6, 2014
“One of the most useful findings in recent neuroscience could be summed up as:
The decision-making network in our brain doesn’t prioritize.”
– Daniel Levitin, The Organized Mind.
(If you’re intrigued by time-management, story or neuroscience… read The Organized Mind! One of my WOW books from 2014.)
The insight is not new but the science is confirming. We should mindful and routine about the practice of prioritizing; our wiring requires this!