Time to think
This week I finally wrote a newsletter to over 500 of my contacts. The topic was time to think. Here a brief part of it with questions about taking time:
Over the last few weeks I had time to finally read articles, essays and books on leadership and its development, change management and coaching, the 3 main areas of my work. A few things were really new, most was “old stuff in a new vessel” and but some really intrigued me and I will embrace it in my work. There would be lot to share but does it help if I swap you? Wouldn’t it be wise to have time to reflect on things that are important to you? Time to analyse where you stand on leadership skill and where you’d like to strengthen your skills? Based on my experience time is the most wanted and least controlled element in our business life and “time to think” is rare. We strive for lean processes and effective actions. But are you really taking time to think?
- Do you follow the standard time management recommendation to schedule meeting each day with yourself in your agenda?
- Do you once a day take time for a fifteen-minute coffee break to allow thoughts to travel wherever they want to go?
- Do you use the resources at your hand to go through a structured thinking process using coaching?
Are there some YES answers, then congratulations, otherwise what stops you of doing one of it. In that respect I wish you “time to think” and let me know when I can be of support. Kathrin