Determine Your Key Result Areas

PERHAPS THE MOST important key to high productivity is for you to focus and concentrate on the most valuable and important things you can do, all day long.

Developing absolute clarity about your key result areas is essential for executive effectiveness and high productivity. Your key result areas are those things that you have been hired to do, accomplish, or achieve. They are your top priorities in terms of the value that you contribute to your business. These are the tasks that, once accomplished, determine whether or not you fulfill your responsibilities to your company and to yourself.

What are the key results that you have been hired to accomplish? Try asking the question another way: “Why are you on the ...

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