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The Real Reason Your Time Management Sucks

If you are not driving a car or have a chef knife in your hand at this very moment, then do this: look at either your watch or a clock near you. Notice the time. Now, stop time. You can't. See that is the thing about time, it never stops.

The key to understanding time management is that you don't manage time, you manage attention. You probably hear this statement quote often: Time is money.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, however, it's not. Money is money. You can always make more money. You can't create more time. Your attention is the real currency. What you focus on is where your energy goes. Energy and attention is the how the most successful people in the world get stuff done. We all have the same number of hours each day. The difference between those that get want they want in their life and their business is how they use their 24.

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6 Time Management Strategies for Restaurateurs That Actually Work

time management Oct 15, 2017

Imagine you look at your watch at 12 midnight. At that one moment in time, you have exactly 1440 minutes until you reach midnight again.

1440 minutes - that’s it. You can't borrow or buy more time.

Time is one of the most valuable resources we have. Yet most restaurant managers failed to utilize time to their capacity. Let’s get this straight: you either learn to master time, or time will master you. This is why you need effective time management strategies.

If you Google up the words "time management" you will get 93,800,000 results. Seems like a lot of people are looking for solutions to manage their time better and basically get shit done.

So why is it so difficult to follow time management strategies? A lot of it has to do with our perception of time management. So here is a breakdown a few of the barriers holding us back.

Truth: Most Time Management Strategies Don’t Work

This is especially true in the restaurant business for one simple reason: most...

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