Mackay: It's about time to improve your time-wasting habits

  • by: HARVEY MACKAY
  • Updated: August 25, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Many years ago, a management consultant named Ivy Lee was called in by Charles Schwab, chairman of Bethlehem Steel Co., to give Schwab advice on how to better manage his time. After observing Schwab, Lee suggested: “Every evening, write down the six most important things that must get done the next day, and list them in order of importance. Don’t begin item two until item one is complete.”

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