They summoned productivity experts, asked them how to achieve their goals. We have 100 days, they said. We have promised big things.
One expert suggested one day a week with no meetings, and another suggested picking one big thing to accomplish each day before breakfast. Another recommended a clear, calm mind, and they all had a good laugh around the conference table.
What are your priorities? one expert asked, and a senior staff member slid across a contract, sold like any campaign half-truth.
These are specific, measurable and time-bound, the expert said. But they certainly aren’t achievable or realistic.