Our current blog series focuses on what I refer to as: “The 6 fundamentals needed for a great organization system.” The last blog focused on the first fundamental of every great organization system: the calendar. In today’s post, we will focus on the second fundamental: the task list.
These are challenging times where it seems there is a dearth of leadership in every industry, especially healthcare, and a high performing organization is the exception reserved only for those really cool high tech companies. Don’t worry. Becoming a high performing organization is not reserved just for high tech; it can happen in any industry even healthcare. But it is a pipe dream if the person at the top does not know what their role is. So in many respects it starts there, with the CEO. The 7 M’s is a great way for the leader at the top to think about their role and, more importantly, is a great list to spend their career mastering.
What if I could give you 10 additional years on your life, would you be interested? Well who wouldn’t right? Years ago, I heard a leadership lesson from John Maxwell where he said that the average executive spends 10 years of their life looking for stuff because they are not organized. Does that hit close to home for you?