Doing something for the first time, you learn a lot. How to act, how to get it done, who needs to be in the loop, how things add up, who holds...
There’s always something that takes you away from your job.
It’s possible to fill every day with little things.
Important - like contracts, reviews, IP, suppliers, finances, conflicts, personnel stuff, product...
From the outside, that competitor looks amazing. The trimmings of success, great PR, well received products, customer advocates, staff talking a good game of obstacles overcome and goals achieved, hit after...
After all that work - those meetings, the debates, misunderstanding and clarifications, the “I thought you meant …” frustrations, and “ah ha” moments - after all that ... the deadline arrives...
Too much to do.
Too many projects.
Too many priorities.
Too few people.
Spread too thin.
To-do list: endless.
Hours: not enough.
Inching forward on fifteen fronts, jumping forward on none?
The people who get the most done...