Today, multitasking can mean two entirely different things: the first is the ability to work on multiple projects/ files without losing track of what you've done and where you're heading, and it's the definition often used in job descriptions....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...