Knowledge workers are overwhelmed by incoming information — the “time management” techniques they learned in the past are failing them. Attention management skills are more important than time management. Clarity on role priorities not just task priorities, attention management skills and workflow management are needed to be truly effective.
Management skill and leadership pipeline are the top talent concern of CEOs, yet 5% believe their pipeline is sufficient, so it is time to invest in the hard work of growing great managers. These four steps can help your organization cultivate, grow and instill management skills.