CHAPTER 5

Taking the Wheel

Do the Right Things, Make the Best Decisions, Master Time

To succeed in today’s 24/7 world, leaders must focus on the right things, spend time in the right ways, make thoughtful decisions, and recognize where to let go. Yet as the pace of business accelerates and the demand for quick results intensifies, many leaders feel pressure to do more than ever, assume personal ownership for work that should be handled by others, put in unreasonably long hours, and relinquish control of their personal time.

It is not a sustainable model and it’s no way to thrive. Truly effective leaders take the wheel and actively reclaim control. Here’s how.

First Things First: Mastering the Prioritization Challenge

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