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How to Manage the “Power of Attention”

Prioritization is key

During the July 4th week, it was quiet in the Santa Clara office. Our sales team had just finished another end-of-quarter sprint, and our U.S. colleagues were enjoying the Independence Day holiday. I took advantage of a slightly slower schedule to catch up on some reading, and came across this study about CEO time management.

The major finding is pretty obvious – there’s a lot to do within a limited amount of time. 

That’s why prioritizing and managing our time effectively is so important. I learned this early in my career when Bill Bain told me that the most important thing a leader can offer is the power of their attention. He was right. With only so many hours in the day, I’ve found that focusing my attention on what really matters becomes an incredibly effective way to get the right things done at the right time.

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