Do you have trouble prioritizing all the things you need to get done? Worry no longer! Follow the “Rule of Three” for better time management of all of the things you have to get done.
No matter how many different things you do in a week or a month, there are only three tasks and activities that account for 90% of the value of the contribution you make to your business. This is known as the “Rule of Three”.
I stumbled upon this info on Inc.com by David Van Rooy who is currently Senior Director, Global Leadership Development at Walmart and thought it would be a very useful framework for setting and achieving goals. It’s simple, practical and I hope you find it productively valuable. Here it goes;
The research is clear: Setting good goals is important and this framework will make it tremendously easier. There is perhaps no research finding in the field of organizational psychology that has been more solidly established than the value of setting goals. Moreover, the type of goal that you set is very important. If you sift through all of the research, goal setting can be boiled down to three main tenets:
I first came in contact with this book when I was a teenager and it completely changed my perspective about life. When I saw it on my neighbour’s bookshelf, the first attraction I had was the title. So, I borrowed the book to read and return within a week. Little did I know that it would spark up in me the desire to get organised alongside an undying hunger to live a meaningful life. Continue Reading