How many times have you asked someone how they’re doing and the answer is “Busy!” As if that’s a good thing! Well, yeah. EVERYONE is busy.
But I personally think that “being busy” can be an enemy of real success, second only to “looking busy”. Who taught us that being busy (and, because of it, often stressed) is a measure of doing a good job? Do your direct reports believe they must work long hours to earn your respect? Or are there clear expectations on what work needs to be done, by when, how it will be objectively determined when it’s done and how success is measured?
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