Archive for ◊ November, 2011 ◊

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• Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

 

Of all the things that helps us perform at our

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• Monday, November 21st, 2011

I was talking with a client the other day. For the last few weeks we

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• Friday, November 11th, 2011

There are many different philosophies around working at your peak. One of these involves focusing on your strengths. But what would happen if you got a promotion and all of a sudden those weaknesses became a whole lot more important? Well, you

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• Tuesday, November 08th, 2011

The simple rule is that when you practice, you actually get better. But when it comes to multitasking (or technically, task-switching) we find the exception to the rule.

The accepted wisdom is that as we have become accustomed to the information age and the influx, overload and immediacy of this information, we have developed skills to cope effectively. We are becoming better at managing a number of separate tasks all at once, with more efficiency, controlling our attention between multiple activities.

This is wrong.

New research shows that people who are heavy multitaskers don