EP 125 | What Logging Hours (carefully) Reveals with Nathan Vanags
August 12, 2019
About this Episode
BOD™ member and interior design professional Nathan Vanags shares his insights after logging his hours for the first time. Yes, logging hours can make you more effective, whether you are working on an hourly fee or flat fee basis.
In this episode we learn:
- carefully logging hours shows you how productive employees and independent contractors are
- carefully logging hours allows you to gauge who needs more work and who is overwhelmed
- carefully logging hours allows you to focus on one task at a time and succeed at that task
- carefully logging hours allows you to gauge how much time you need for specific tasks
- carefully logging hours forces you to complete tasks in the allotted time
- consider incentives for team members to increase the number of billable hours (always with integrity)
Focus on filling yourself full. In an interview Oprah said, “I love when people tell me I am full of myself.” I have been practicing keeping my cup full for a long time (harder than it sounds). I want to be so full of energy, life and gratitude that my cup can run over into the projects I work on, relationships I want to improve, and ultimately make me a memorable person.
Parkinson’s law is the adage that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”.
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