An excellent article on what billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have to say regarding success. Gates shares his thoughts regarding Buffett’s calendar, Buffett shares his thoughts regarding time. Additionally, the differences were shown between being effective and efficient and why being effective is greater.
If you’re struggling to achieve what you want to achieve, take a step back. Determine what really matters. Determine what really drives results. In most cases, what really drives results is you. So stop thinking your presence is absolutely necessary in every meeting and on every call.
That’s especially true if you’re a leader — because when you’re not there, your teams naturally feel a greater sense of freedom, autonomy, and most importantly, responsibility.
They’ll be more creative. They’ll make better decisions. (Research shows that when people feel like a “junior” member of a group, their IQ drops.)