What does a more productive team really mean for your business?
Business productivity can mean many things for different industries. It’s often repeated several times throughout the year at conferences and meetings and then long forgotten in practice. The reason for this is many business managers and leaders don’t know the true meaning of productivity in business.
They don’t know how to become a productive team!
Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Beyond his seemingly endless stream of quotes, his mind-blowing wealth, and his midwestern charm, it stands to reason that Buffett has an excellent understanding of how to spend his time.
Many people attempt to find Buffett’s “secret sauce” in order to replicate unprecedented success. The underlying paradox of this is that while others try and fail to replicate his method, Buffett continues to master it.
It is rumored that Buffett once went up to his personal pilot and jokingly said, “the fact that you’re still working for me tells me I’m not doing my job […] you should be out going after more of your goals and dreams.” To help him with it, Buffett asked his pilot Steve to list the 25 most important things he wanted to achieve in his life. Then Buffett asked him to review each goal and choose the five most crucial ones.
So, have you ever wondered how to create that perfect work environment? Why it’s important to visualize your work? Or which tools you should use to increase your productivity? These topics – together with a ton of other awesome tips – will be your ultimate solutions to a more productive team!
We wrote an ebook titled “10 Steps to a More Productive Team” that is available just for you.
The way your team spends their time will define their productivity. Be mindful of the dangers of multitasking – instead focus on the most important and urgent things you have to do. The key to higher productivity is defining priorities and setting goals!