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Luis Juarez
Luis Juarez

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Become a Force Multiplier

It can be counterintuitive, but to be the most productive employee possible, you may need to do less.

What is a Force Multiplier

A force multiplier doesn't just accomplish more work than others, although it does look that way to leadership. It's someone who can enable the rest of their team and even other teams to work more effectively. It is about being constructive with your feedback, and constantly looking for ways to optimize your work.
For example, If you are scrambling to get 10 hours of work done in 8 hours every day, you should take a step back and think about how to streamline or automate your work into something more manageable. Depending on the process, you may need to prioritize ROI on automation, meaning don’t spend a week trying to save yourself 5 minutes, but in general you should at least give some thought to any recurring task and think "if I need to continue doing this, is there a better way to do it"

How to become a Force Multiplier

The easiest way to become a force multiplier is to share what you learn. Sharing knowledge with your team proactively is a benefit because your team can become more effective when they are not coming to you individually with the same questions. It also is very useful so you don't have to be bothered when you take PTO.

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