The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question “What’s your best advice for staying productive at work?” is by Jeff Rodman, co-founder of Polycom.
Today, many of us have the flexibility and tools to work from any corner of the earth. But changing locations can cost hours of lost time if you aren’t properly prepared for the unexpected. To cope, I’ve learned a few tricks along the way that help me accomplish all of my to-dos efficiently, no matter where I’m located:
Have a plan
Know what your objectives are for the day. This will give provide a sense of what needs to happen, when it needs to happen, and a yardstick for measuring progress. It also helps to clarify what tools will be needed…
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