Monday, September 2, 2013

It's about time to improve your time-wasting habits | Harvey's Columns



Many years ago, a management consultant named Ivy Lee was called in by Charles Schwab, chairman of Bethlehem Steel Company, to give him advice on how to better manage his time. After observing Schwab for several hours, Lee gave this advice: “Every evening write down the six most important things that must get done the next day, and list them in order of importance. Don’t begin item two until item one is complete.”



Schwab asked Lee how much he wanted for this advice. Lee replied, “Use the plan for six months and send me a check for how much you think it is worth.”



Schwab realized the value of this timely advice, as well as the importance of time. How you spend your time can be as important as how you spend your money.


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