In 100 Words: Spending Time vs. Leveraging Time


Meetings: do they excite or annoy you?  Your answer says much about how you leverage your time.  You may be able to lift 100 pounds, but applying that same strength to the input side of a lever enables you to lift much more.  That’s the power of leverage.

The same principle applies to time.  You can do many things yourself, but mobilizing an organization to do those same things enables you to accomplish much more.  Are you spending your time working solo, or are you leveraging your time by working with others?

Think about it.  Now, when’s your next meeting?

“One of the greatest joys of leadership is assembling and knitting together teams of fantastic people.”  (Bill Hybels)

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