The question has to be asked — and asked seriously — “If we did not do this already, would we go into it now?” If the answer is no, the reaction must be “What do we do now?” Very often, the right answer is abandonment.
~ Peter Drucker
Spend the next week noticing when you’re spending time on activities at work that do not directly align with your role or goals. How much time do you spend on “non-core” activities? What did you learn? What do you need to do about it, if anything?