Time-out! Does it seem like there’s a referee somewhere hidden in your office, constantly stopping the clock and taking your focus out of the game? Just about anything can pull your focus from the task at hand, can’t it? Someone could ask a question. Your spouse could text you. You might get an email from … Continue reading “The Hidden Costs of Multitasking – Keynote Sample”
This week’s question comes from Srikumar in New York. Q: Can you discuss office practices which people are hesitant to speak about, which are accepted as the norm, but people secretly dislike?
How do you respond when someone sends you a mean note? What do you do when someone anonymously gives you “drive by criticism” intended to tear you down? It’s a problem we all must deal with at some point. In this video I share how I chose to respond to one of these messages…
This week’s question comes from D.C. in San Gabriel, California. He asks: Q: I want to work from home. What are some work-from-home recruitment sites you’d recommend? Thanks!
This week’s question comes from Jen in Rosemount, Minnesota. She asks: Q: I work in emergency dispatch. People who perform well in this position have the ability to both type and listen to the conversation at the same time. If multitasking is something that people are unable to do, then what are these effective 911 … Continue reading “What to do when ‘multitasking’ is unavoidable – Pick Dave’s Brain”