Read an article or invested in an app lately to help with time management? You'd be in good company. Trying to find more hours in the day is a national obsession, particularly at the beginning of a year when our thoughts turn to the great American quest to “get ahead of the curve.
”Improving our time management and productivity is not just a personal issue, but one that has a vast – and often unrecognized – impact on companies of all kinds.
In a six-year FranklinCovey study, 351,613 respondents from around the world indicated that about 40% of their time was spent on things that were not important to them or their companies. For a typical 500-person organization, the authors estimate, that means 832 hours per person are wasted annually at a cost of $20 million.
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