There have been several studies which have explored the role of routine in creative and high performance in leadership. Consider Steve Jobs who wore the same clothing each day. Consider others who eat similar meals.
Making decisions takes energy, and especially in times of complexity, making things simpler (see Monday’s Effective Virtual Conversations tip), can be a key strategy for flow and ease.
What are the things you might create a routine around? Consider these elements:
- How you structure meetings or rote tasks
- What you wear
- Your daily routine
There is also a cost of not making decisions. Consider what happens when you “sit on the fence” rather than trusting your journey down a particular path.
Today, consider what you can create more routine around.