Joe Woodard is an author, consultant, Intuit contractor, and national speaker. He has trained over 75,000 accounting professionals in practice development, changing technology trends, and how to maximize the use of QuickBooks. Joe regularly publishes articles for Intuit publications and for Insightful Accountant. Joe is consistently featured in Accounting Today and AccountingWEB. Joe heads up the Woodard Companies, which include: Woodard Events, Woodard Consulting, Woodard Network, and Insightful Accountant. In 2012, 2014 and 2015, Joe was recognized by Accounting Today as one of the Top 100 Influencers within the accounting profession.
Joe believes in the four D's from David Allen's "Getting Things Done" -- Do It, Delegate It, Delete It, Defer It. ONWARD!
Begin with the end in mind -- Joe starts each day with knowing the end result he wants to accomplish and building a plan to accomplish it.
Joe thought he had to give up what he loved doing for his family -- and Joe tells the whole story here.
"Better understand metrics."
"Delegate authority -- not just tasks."
I would have prioritized anything that creates collaboration between team members.
Make sure your end is tied to some greater end.
An individual would lean appropriately on their fellow team members.