Risk & Business Magazine Lovitt & Touché Fall 2015 - Page 13

to make searches instead of going to to the library and combing through a stack of reference books. For me, a video conferencing tool called Appear.In has been a great way to capture the sales value of being face-to-face, without all the travel time that used to be associated with it. Next, think of all the things you do daily, weekly, or monthly. How much of your time is spent devoted to completing all these tasks? Really ask yourself the tough questions, like, how am I doing this? Am I doing this the best possible way? How can I reduce the amount of time spent on this? What do I really want to be spending my time on? Take Facebook for example. Today, Americans spend an average of 40 minutes a day on the social network. That may seem like time spent on something that we didn’t need before. But when Mark Zuckerberg first invented Facebook, he had the ability to connect with friends on mind. Think about how much time you spent keeping up with your friends and staying up to date with them before Facebook. It may not be as obvious as the light bulb or the teleph ۙK