Good time management is key for leading roles in any company no matter the size. If a leader has poor time management it not only affects his or her ability to lead his or her staff but it also filters down causing unneeded stress and poor work performance in the staff. The aforementioned staff of a leader with poor time management will begin to think that having poor time management is part of everyday life and will begin acting accordingly increasing the stress and depleting production for the company all the way around for various reasons.
- Leaders with poor time management skills are inadvertently modeling their poor behavior and teaching subordinates to do likewise.
- Time management skills are not innate, however, they can be learned.
- The important skill of time management can be obtained through discipline and hard work and lots of practice.
“When a leader is “bad at time management” there is usually an undercurrent of non-productivity.
Things don’t get done. Deadlines are missed. Opportunities are lost. Bottlenecks occur”