Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Maximizing limited capacity, part of Managing for Results.
- I love that old saying that…"You have to deal with the hand you were dealt."…You could take a glass half empty approach…to that idea and lament that your team…is merely good instead of great.…Or you could take my advice and adopt…a glass half full perspective.…Your task then becomes determining how…to squeeze the most out of what you've got.…For our discussion, I'll assume you've got…solid goals in place, employees with the right skills…in the right roles and adequate resources.…Assuming that's all true, here are three…additional approaches to getting more…out of your group:…Using group-based time management approaches,…knowing when to shift work,…and understanding extended labor.…
Let's briefly consider each.…The first is group-based time management.…This topic is almost always approached…from an individual perspective.…For example, you might consider the techniques…I suggest in another one of my courses…here on Lynda.com called Managing Your Time.…But I also want you to think about how…your group members can help each other as well.…
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