Time management

Time management is an essential element of an effective leader’s armoury. Leadership is about people, and the nature and quality of time spent with them is at a premium.

Frequency – constant.

Key participants – direct reports.

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Objective

Time management is not an objective of effective leadership but an instrument. Above all else, leadership is about people and most of your leadership time will be taken up talking with colleagues formally or informally. Prioritisation and quality of interaction is therefore at a premium. So your challenge is to ensure that you understand the value of time and the role that time management plays.

First of all, you must recognise that once you have worked through your ...

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