Tip Sheet #10 from Doing the Right Things Right by Laura Stack
How much do you value your time? Maybe you’ve never seriously considered the implications of that question. To lead effectively, however, you have no choice but to address time-wasters and why they matter. You’re important to your organization; otherwise, you wouldn’t hold the position you do. Therefore, your time must also matter a great deal. Don’t assume your value is equivalent to your salary; the amount of money you earn is likely to be a lot less than the true worth you bring to the table. That’s one reason your leaders value you.
To do the best job possible, value your time both realistically and highly. Depending on your leadership position, your value to the organization may be thousands of dollars per hour. Once you’ve pinned down the value of your time, use these tips as you move forward: