In this episode of the Next Up Podcast, Jonathan Pearson and Dustin Bates talk about 6 practical ways for leaders to be productive. These aren’t typical productivity tips, these are easy to adopt, practical methods for managing all you have to do. For more on productivity, visit Jonathan’s blog or check out his ebook.
A leader’s most important time is in the morning. What you do between waking up and leaving for work (the start of the day) will greatly impact the rest of your day. Certain morning habit have the power to increase your personal productivity and effectiveness. This is why you must form the right habits. Morning habits that will allow you to win during your day include: filling your inward cup, choosing healthy food & drink options, and planning for the day. Let’s dive into each of those:
Quickly think of five common traits of high-impact leaders… good time management, assertiveness, drive, energy, charisma, etc. Humility rarely lands in the list when it comes to our modern, top-down management systems. But Jesus (the greatest leader ever) and Moses (perhaps the second) had this one thought in mind – great leaders don’t have power over people, but power under people by way of humility.