Stephen Covey was spot on when he said, “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule but to schedule your priorities.”
If you want to make more with less work, you need to leverage the principles of ruthless prioritization, that is, eliminating anything that does not add value toward achieving your goal.
Sometimes, you need to get rid of the good to focus on the great.
In this episode, I talk about the aggressive and scary move I made in 2016 to carve back some personal time from my workdays and still able to grow my practice. I’ll also discuss how to find the hidden potential in life’s harsh realities of unfairness. And as a bonus, I’ll share with you 5 highly recommended books to guide you on how you can make more by working less.
Tune in and find solutions to common practice issues at Prescriptions for Your Practice
- “You can make more and work less each and every year by leveraging the principles of ruthless prioritization.”
- “The reality is that the world is incredibly imbalanced and you have to embrace the harsh realities of ‘unfairness’.”
- “Sometimes you need to get rid of the good so you can focus on the great.”
- “Document and focus on the things that really create a lot of focus and power and the things that are disempowering.”
- “If you are going to chisel your big patients based down to one person who would you start with?”
- “If you give all your time and attention trying to fix your bottom performers, you’ll ultimately end up losing some of your best talents.”
- “How can you eliminate, delegate, automate the bottom few [assignments]? How can you find more time and focus in the top few [assignments]?”
- “Who are your multipliers? The ones who naturally align with your core values and mission and get you consistent results.”
Featured on the Show:
- Book: The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
- Book: The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less by Richard Koch
- Book: 80/20 Sales and Marketing: The Definitive Guide to Working Less and Making More by Perry Marshall
- Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
- Book: Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most by Greg McKeown
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