Serial-Tasking, Not Multi-Tasking, Makes You 50% More Productive

Serial-Tasking, Not Multi-Tasking, Makes You 50% More Productive We’ve come to think of multi-tasking as the miracle thing that allows us to do more in less time, but the truth is, multi-tasking makes you 50% slower than focused tasking.  And...

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Leadership starts with leading your life

Leadership starts with you – “Do as I say, don’t do as I do”, is a sure way to fail as a parent.  Whether it’s to try on your shoes, your makeup, or to copy your speech, your kids...

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Living a good enough life is precious

Ever seen a “perfect” product on a shelf?  Been on a “perfect” vacation?  Had a “perfect” job, every day?  Do you live in a “perfect” relationship?  Perfection doesn’t happen often, and when it does, it’s a fleeting moment, and...

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The 24/7 Myth

The 24/7 myth.  Do you really have to be connected to work, FaceBook and your BlackBerry or i-phone, 24/7?  Do you really have to be ON every day, evenings, weekends and even holidays?  Can you take a break from...

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Multitasking = 50% slower; 50% more errors

Is multi-tasking really effective?  According to John Medina, developmental biologist and author of Brain Rules, multi-tasking is the most ineffective way to work, as your brain needs to ‘disconnect’ from one activity, to ‘connect’ to another.  Every time you change...

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Be 40% more effective: take a lunch break

Is taking a lunch break lost time and opportunity?  Having bites of your sandwich while you check your email and prepare for a meeting?  This should be so much more effective than taking a lunch break than it has...

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