You’re getting ready for your early day.
It is business as usual.
But, today you are psyched because it is your youngest child’s 7th birthday.
You’ve been working on their party for weeks.
Your plan is to hit the ground running, get your tasks done, execute, and to be home before the first guest arrives at 4 p.m.
You made yourself a nice handwritten list of what your employees need to accomplish.
You spent the time making sure that everything is written down so that you could avoid forgetting something and being late for the birthday party.
That sounds like a great day to us.
You get all your stuff done, and your six-year-old will be excited that you are home in time.
But, as you’re walking back to your office following a quick meeting with your team, the unthinkable happens.
You reach into your pocket and find nothing.
While you were making your rounds, the checklist you created slipped out of your pocket.
You cannot recall where it could have fallen out.
You also know that you cannot leave until those vital tasks are set in motion and completed.
Of course, you know what to do, but there are a few things unique to today’s list that you thought should be handled a little differently.
You want to make sure to remind Jim (or was it Jeff?) not to forget that issue you had a couple of weeks ago.
But, now you cannot remember the specifics.
Your team is relying on you.
Your child is counting on you.
Do you feel that you failed them?
What went from a peaceful day to a stressful one has you scrambling to locate or remember all 24 items on your list.
This experience doesn’t resemble Proactive Operations.
Let’s change it.
Eliminate this stress from your daily operation – and your life.
It’s time to manage all critical operational tasks using task management software.
That way you never have to miss or be late to another one of your children’s birthdays.
How does that sound?