Excerpted from Tampa Bay Business Journal story.
Every professional has preferred methods and habits, from favorite ways to handle “to-do” lists to how to manage a busy email inbox. But according to many industry leaders, it’s important to develop habits that go beyond daily task management and focus on deeper issues like team building and encouragement, customer service, and drafting the big picture for their businesses.
Below, seven members of Tampa Bay Business Journal Leadership Trust share the habits, strategies and philosophies that guide them each day and into the future.
6. Program your ‘GPS’ before setting out.
I think it’s very important to take time each day to think and strategize. We are all very busy in today’s world — people are always busy doing. I equate it to driving to New York without planning a route just because you need to start driving to get there. Slowing down and getting a clear plan often leads to better outcomes. — Andrew Wright, Franklin Street