In this information age, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all the information that bombards us every day. In the past, we talked about the concept of time management but today, I believe the critical piece to time management is information management.
It is NOT possible for us to know everything we need to know about every aspect of our business. Even if we tried, there are not enough hours in the day to learn all we need to know on every subject. It would be wise to hire those people who know more about a subject that doesn’t particularly interest us and delegate tasks to them in that area.
According to IBM, information on the Internet will double every 11 hours by 2010. Doesn't that just boggle your mind? How can we possibly learn all there is to know? And in the process of attempting to, we often are distracted and go off on many tangents which in effect, wastes our valuable time. In many instances, it is wisest to “Just say no” to information overload so you can function at peak level for top performance.
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