by Tony Vidler
Without doubt the most precious resource we have in professional services is our time. For many practitioners it is all they have to sell, and derive income from.
It follows that when it comes to trying to determine how to improve business efficiency or profitability, or personal earnings, that the allocation and use of time becomes a focus area. Typically the attention then turns to identifying a better diary system or a piece of software which will deliver higher speed in a business process. Such time management tools are beneficial of course, and well worth continually exploring and integrating into a practice.
However, rather than trying to find a system which makes inefficiency take less time, we should in the fist instance be figuring out what the inefficiencies are. If possible we then eliminate or manage those entirely. THEN it makes sense to get a better personal management tool perhaps.
In this weeks Quick Tips video we talk about how to do some self-analysis on your time management (and why you should!), and then begin the process of figuring out how to use it more effectively and efficiently…
…watch the video to learn more…