How to Conduct Weekly, Monthly, and Yearly Reviews

Consistent self-reviews should be a part of any time management plan, since they're easy to perform and help you maintain course with minimal effort. Yet many leaders avoid them because (ironically) they "can't afford the time." On the contrary, you can't afford not to review your progress on a regular basis. If you don't look up and adjust your heading once in a while, you're going to end up way off course...if you ever do anything more than just spin your wheels. Some people avoid reviews, because they think it looks like they're goofing off. But let's get real here: just because you've settled down to review your progress doesn't mean you're doing nothing. If you want to be a strategic enabler of business, you have to find the time to be strategic! As the old story goes, a woodsman who … [Read more...]