Thinking that if you spend enough time you will “get everything done” is an illusion. You will never be “done.”
You have to draw a line. You must decide what is important and what isn’t.
How do you draw that line? By asking yourself one simple question a few times a day.
“What’s The Most Important Thing For You To Do Right Now?”
The main problem people have is they try to do it all and treat everything as important.
What’s the thing only *you* can do well?
If someone else can do the laundry at home, let them do it. If someone else can do the filing at work, let them do it.
But if you’re the parent, you need to be at the parent-teacher conference and if you’re the sales lead you need to be at the sales meeting.
Management guru Pete Drucker says focus on the things that only you can do. Delegate, outsource or neglect the rest.
Everything is not equally important. Do fewer things and do them well.
Do the things that get disproportionate results.”—How to Achieve Work-Life Balance in 5 Steps