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Time

Time is one of our most valuable resources…

time

By analyzing time usage on a regular basis,
it is possible to understand the most efficient ways to use time,
both in and out of the workplace.  

Using Time Wisely

Everybody is increasingly aware of the cost of time.  Individuals and departments are held accountable for their use of time:  goals are clearly defined and financial penalties are incurred for missed deadlines.  Company culture can have an important influence on how employees use their time.  In too many organizations, working long hours is equated with working hard.  If you leave on time, others may think that you are not pulling your weight.

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Touch Base

compass

The fundamental principle, foundation or groundwork
for creating an environment where there is
open, frequent communication to discuss basics…

When leaders utilize the Touch Base Practice, they do just that:  “Touch Base” with each individual on their team.  Scheduling Touch Base Sessions on a structured, monthly basis creates a consistent time-frame in which managers and employees can touch base one-on-one.

It’s an opportunity for each individual to build a relationship with the other, unrelated to an annual performance review or a performance coaching where performance metrics (sales results, etc.) are reviewed.  The “base” or basis”” of anything is its fundamental principle, foundation or groundwork for creating an environment where there is open, frequent communication to discuss basics is an invaluable practice in a successful leadership toolkit.

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