In this episode titled, “Time Management is Bullshido,” Adam Hoots, takes listeners on a journey to enhance their time management skills and become more efficient in their daily lives. He begins by expressing gratitude for a positive review from Rafa Franca of his book, The Old Dog Lean Thesaurus, and invites further feedback for future improvements.
Time Management Podcast
Adam emphasizes the importance of personal clarity and understanding what one wants in life. He encourages listeners to identify their values, strengths, purpose, and long-term goals to gain a clear vision of their life’s direction. Moving on, he delves into the concept of standard work and how creating a weekly work plan and personal Kanban board can help visualize and prioritize tasks effectively.
Time blocking and time boxing take center stage as Adam discusses powerful time management techniques. He explains how time blocking helps in allocating specific time slots for various tasks, while time boxing sets time limits to improve productivity and efficiency. Furthermore, he stresses the significance of leader standard work, aligning daily activities with life goals, and cultivating leadership skills.
Adam brings attention to embracing Lean principles, particularly living in the Eisenhower Matrix quadrant of tasks that are important but not urgent. He urges listeners to apply Lean principles to their daily lives, continuously improve their productivity, and strive to be better each day. In conclusion, he encourages experimentation with different productivity techniques and a commitment to growth and progress. For those seeking further knowledge, he recommends Jim Benson’s Personal Kanban class and Felipe Engineer-Manriquez’s Scrum class as valuable resources for continued learning and implementation.
ABOUT HOOTS ON THE GROUND PODCAST:
The Lean Builder’s absolutely, positively NO Bullshido podcast. Join Host Adam Hoots and his guests as they dig deep into the topics that are relevant to those of us who “get it”: the men and women with the dirty boots, the ones who work in the field, doing the hands-on business of construction each day. Listen in as we keep it real while stories from the trenches are shared along with lessons learned and some laughter along the way.
RESOURCE LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- theleanbuilder.com | Our main blog, book, resources, news & events website
GUESTS FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Adam Hoots | linkedin.com/in/adam-hoots-4645519/ | podcast host for “Hoots on the Ground” and Lean Construction Shepherd with ConstructionACHEsolutions
- BOSCH RefinemySite | bosch-refinemysite.us