Don’t Fill Up Your Calendar

In a work context, you might be tempted to keep a full diary – the more meetings, the more important you are, right? But better advice might be to leave yourself some time to think.

A full calendar may give the appearance of getting things done, but being able to see that next competitive thing coming down the line or being able to see that we’ve got two groups that are fighting here and we really need to invest in getting them to work together — those are the critical things that executives need to do.