If you find
You have a lot of pressure to do many things and not enough time to do them all.
Doing things the way they have always been done isn’t necessarily the most effective or efficient.
Doing the things that are easiest and that give some sort of return or that just reduce the pressures on you may be the most effective way to make a start.
This is not about literally picking fruit, it is about finding things that give the most benefit for the least effort.
For example, it may be easier to cut a cost than to sell more product and at the same time, it may also be more profitable to cut the cost. So in that case, cutting the cost is definitely Easy pickings.
Or it may be a case of what we see, we manage — the house paddock often gets a lot more attention because it is there when we are and thus is easy picking.