Customers, Colleagues, and Outsiders


One of my clients grumbled soon after being promoted, “I am booked back-to-back in meetings day after day. These are typically conversations that others want to have with me, often to promote what they believe I need to do. They are controlling my time versus what I assumed would happen once I moved into the corner office.” He is not alone in that many leaders feel less power than they felt would be the case on moving up in their companies, particularly in regard to managing their schedules. Internally, time is consumed in dealing with a range of important topics such as developing ...

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