Avoid The Pinball Syndrome

At the end of a busy day, do you ever feel you've accomplished nothing of real value?

It's easy to get caught up in distractions, the challenge is to focus on those things that are most important. Knowing what you're trying to accomplish enables you to meet your daily obligations while still keeping sight of what's truly important.

Get Better: Avoid The Pinball Syndrome

  • Identify your most important tasks each day/week.
  • Schedule time on your calendar to accomplish your most important tasks.
  • Evaluate whether less important tasks need to be done at all.

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About the Author

Todd Davis

Todd Davis has over 30 years of experience in human resources, training and training development, executive recruiting, sales, and marketing. Todd is currently a member of the FranklinCovey Executive Team where he serves as the Chief People Officer. He is also a bestselling author with two books to his credit, Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work and Talent Unleashed: 3 Leadership Conversations for Tapping the Unlimited Potential of People.

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