How Successful People Get Things Done
In our day to day life, we all have challenges to meet, things to do in a time box and decisions to be made on the go.
Often we find it difficult to get things done as planned due to so many reasons. It could be an over optimistic planning, too busy to do this now syndrome and so much more. There are many a times when the task force increases and our to-do list have no more space to accommodate new stuffs since it already has yesterday’s unfinished tasks. At times it feels overwhelming.
We might not be always holding a role that our decisions make a drastic impact on our profession. But what about the most powerful people in the world? How do they manage all the pressures, tasks, man powers and most importantly timely decisions? Because their actions are more likely to face a wrath of a nuclear reaction when goes wrong.
They face the same challenge as we do but with more risks. So here are a few hacks for you to get things done and manage better like they do.
1. They are responsive
Respond. It is the key for get things going. Once you respond, you are not going to start but already did. Lets say that you received a mail from your boss asking you to move a mountain(I know, right!). Now, the moment you saw the mail you know exactly what to be done. Do not wait up for a perfect time to send a great answer. Respond him right away with what you know and what you are going to do.
Yes, there are times when things need to be analysed and estimated properly before giving a prompt response, those are the times when you acknowledge the sender by saying that you are looking into it and will send the details once analyzed.
There is a reason why bosses like the quickest. Pro-activeness is one simple thing that will make you go places. So, respond.
2. They make decisions on time
Stop over thinking. Trust your skill, intellect, experience and instinct.
A good decision made in time is far better than a perfect decision made two days later.
I remember there were lot of times when I got lost in the process of thinking about making good decisions instead of making them. Let me tell you a secret, your decision making skills improve only when you start making decisions. There is no way to learn how to make great decisions, it is a never ending process. I