Time Management Solution
Source: Bank of America
Be more efficient and concentrate more on the core of the business. One spends all his time putting out fires. When management is busy dealing with the crisis du jour, there's no time to figure out how to prevent the problems in the first place. Key employees burn out, and the business loses its way. Owners and managers who spend all their time putting out brush fires often overlook more fundamental issues that can threaten a business. "One can pay so much attention to getting the product out the door that one don't notice the product was in its death throes," says the author.