As another year draws to a close, many of us will be contemplating what has gone well in 2017, what has not gone as well as we would have liked and what do we need to do differently in 2018.
it’s a human condition to use the end of one year and the beginning of the next to recalibrate and to try and mould our lives in ways that reflect what we truly desire our lives to be like. How our businesses operate, our health and our family time, these are all things that can get out of kilter from time to time and it is only through conscious effort do we create the changes we want to see.
there is one golden rule that we all understand that can help us in our endeavours however, it’s very easy to not implement when we are bogged down in the minutiae of day-to-day activities. this is the 80/20 rule that says that 80% of your productivity is produced by 20% of your actions, therefore concentrate on the 20% of highly productive activities that you do and try and dump the rest of the stuff. it makes sense and it is easy to say, but very often not so easy to implement. We all find ourselves doing things where we personally add little value and that could easily be done by others. in the process it would free ourselves up to do more of the things that we do add extreme value to or just allows us to do the things we enjoy.
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