Why leaders need free time for deep thinking

My client Robert was busy going nowhere.

He was drowning in a sea of emails, back-to-back meetings, performance reports and people problems. It seemed like everything was coming at him. He was just surviving the onslaught. If he kept going at this pace, he would burn out. He also had to find time to think about the strategic issues the business faced or they would show him the door.

Something had to give, so he allocated one day a week for thinking time.Read more