How to transition from the Culture of Now to the Culture of When

Are you overwhelmed with constant interruptions from coworkers demanding your attention? The solution may be as simple as transitioning from the Culture of Now to the Culture of When. I was recently interviewed by Dave Stachowiak on his podcast show, Coaching for Leaders. One of the topics we discussed is how today’s society is addicted to the … Continue reading “How to transition from the Culture of Now to the Culture of When”

Why your child may be paying the costs of switchtasking

Is your child paying the costs of switchtasking? Most of us now know that switchtasking—commonly referred to as multitasking—isn’t good for our productivity at work. That’s wonderful news! However, are you aware that your children are most likely exposed to switchtasking, too? During a recent interview on ABC News in Philadelphia, I talked about how many students … Continue reading “Why your child may be paying the costs of switchtasking”

Productivity improves when switchtasking is reduced

Want to get more done in less time and improve productivity? Stop switchtasking. Realization Technologies, Inc. did a case study with forty-five companies, averaging over 20,000 employees each. They found an average 59.8 productivity improvement in companies that reduced multitasking—what I call switchtasking. Almost 60%! That’s the equivalent of over 100 reclaimed hours…per employee…per MONTH. When … Continue reading “Productivity improves when switchtasking is reduced”