I think this is equally important to all employees at all levels.. especially these days.
Its trying to evaluate how much time you are spending on Keyboard vs Thinking (useful also for your career growth).
1. Create Time to think — not just go meeting to meeting and think that is what work is about. (Pre-think the decisions where relevant).
2. Start with a 2 hour block once a week where you sit without distractions. Ideally no phone/iPad and don’t think of work/daily life.
3. Over time try to make this one 4 hour continuous block (if you can)
4. Reading is a good way to start your “Deep thinking” time (and then remember to set it aside after 10-15 minutes when you have shuffled off the other distracting thoughts)
ie: Thinking output is increasing in importance vs Keyboard output
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