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Effective Executive by Mind Map: Effective Executive
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Effective Executive

Get the knowledge

What needs to be done

Set priorities

post-pone other non-priority tasks

What an organization needs

After doing top-priority tasks, reevaluate your priorities

5. Make Effective Decisions

make effective decisions

start out with what is right

Focus on results not work

Write an action plan

Statement of intentions that needs to include:

Desired results

Probable restraints

Future revisions

Check-in points

Basis of the time management

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1. Know Thy Time

Log ones time 2 x year

record, manage and consolidate as necessary.

Don't do what doesn't matter

if this were not done at all? If nothing…then stop doing it

Delegate what can be

Identify time-wasters

Too many people on a job can waste time.

Group time together

Consolidate "discretionary time"

Have a responsibility for an organization

Responsibility should be result oriented

Show you are willing to be accountable for certain results.

4. Concentrate on a few areas that produce outstanding results

Concentration is the secret!

The more one can concentrate time, effort, and resources, the greater the number and diversity of tasks one can actually perform.


First thing first

Consider taking responsibilities

For decisions

For communicating

Focus on opportunities

Make meeting productive

Executive realities

Know they are within an organization

See the things from inside, not outside

Keep on operating

Know executive's time belongs to others

3. Build on strengths

Staff from Strength

Manage Your Boss

Build on your boss's strengths, in turn making the overall outcome effective.

Make Yourself Effective

Choose to do the right things

Do the things you are best at

Multiply performance capacity through collective

2. Focus on Outward Contribution

Direct results should be clearly visible.

Identify the goal and purpose of organization.

Specialize in one thing.

Look for unused potential in your job.

Four basic requirements of effective human relations:

The right Human Relations, Teamwork, Contribution leads to communication, allowing teamwork to happen, Communication, Be responsible for your contributions to the team, Self-development, Always looking for ways to better themselves, Development of others, Drive others to better themselves too

Effectiveness is

Getting the right things done

The specific technology of the knowledge worker in the organization

Can be learned, must be learned

The secret of which is concentration

Five habits of the mind

Setting up priorities

Reassessing decisions and situations to make sure they are right for the company

Effectiveness is not


Doing things the right way

Skills learned through training

Knowledge learned through books

Inborn talent

What you want to do.

Concept Map Outline

Think and Say "We"

Need to put the needs and opportunities of the organization before themselves

Rules for determining priorities

Pick the future against the past

Focus on opportunity rather than the problem

Choose your own direction-rather than climb on the bandwagon

Aim high, for something that will make a difference (vs safe & easy to do)