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Productivity Tools For Leaders Video Series

Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #1

Get in the habit of writing things down.


Productivity tools for leaders – Strategy #2

Prioritize by using a simple two-by-two matrix


Productivity tools for leaders – Strategy #3

Always issue a four-column agenda for your meetings


Productivity tools for leaders – Strategy #4

After a meeting, always issue “action minutes”, and kick it up a notch by making them “public”


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #5

Assign three key roles in every meeting — chairperson, timekeeper and minute taker


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #6

Use a “parking lot” to make your meetings more effective.


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #7

To overcome procrastination, “go public”


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #8

Use the Zeigarnik Effect to overcome procrastination


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #9

Tackle unappealing tasks by scheduling them into 25-minute blocks.


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #10

Avoid the “Squirrel syndrome” by designating Internet-free times.


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #11

To focus and block distractions, use an app!


Productivity tools for leaders — Strategy #12

Take ownership for controlling interruptions to your workday.