Boss’s Tip of the Week: Make appointments with yourself

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You know that you need blocks of time to work on important projects. You know there are things you should spend time on, but there never seems to be enough time left after everything else.

This is a time to take control of your calendar. Make an appointment with yourself. Put it on your calendar or work plan, just like a meeting or an appointment with an important person. After all, it is an appointment with an important person: you!

Make an appointment to do significant work on that project.

Make an appointment to concentrate on ways you can help team members grow and develop.

Make an appointment to go your kid’s soccer game or dinner with your spouse.

Those are important things and they deserve attention. Make an appointment so you give them the time they deserve.

This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time.

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