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Restaurant operators have a lot of demands on their time every single day, and it’s challenging to assess priorities on a lengthy to-do list.

How do you effectively cut through the clutter and make certain that you’re focusing on the things that will truly drive your business forward? The key is to make better decisions and then execute on your decision-making.

This short video will detail three insightful questions to ask yourself when you get stuck on how to most effectively organize your time, projects and priorities. The answers will help you focus on what’s most important — and not just what’s most urgent.

The clip is excerpted from the 90-minute-long DVD "60 Second Lessons in Leadership," a collection of 65 short video lessons available at

Jim Sullivan is a popular keynote speaker at leadership conferences worldwide. He’s the chief executive and founder, which designs leadership, service and sales-building products, programs and services for the Top 200 restaurant and retail brands worldwide. Clients include McDonald’s, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Applebee’s, Denny’s and Walt Disney Company. More information on Sullivision and its products and services can be found at

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