Multitasking

  • How I Get More Done At Work

    How I Get More Done At Work

    Decades ago, I had a brief interest in chess. I played around with a board and I read through books of the greatest matches. I decided I didn't really like the game enough to pursue it, but I always loved the concept of what master chess players do. They look at the way things are, and then think three, or... Continue Reading

  • Running On Empty? 6 Ways To Get Your Energy Back

    Running On Empty? 6 Ways To Get Your Energy Back

    Recently, I was giving a talk to 160 senior executives at a large bank. As part of the talk, I asked them to fill out something we call "The Energy Audit," as a way of assessing how well they are managing their own energy. It happened that they had access to individual polling devices, so we were able to... Continue Reading

  • 3 Ways To Handle The Project From Hell

    3 Ways To Handle The Project From Hell

    One of my favorite time management tips is to block various activities into my schedule, knowing exactly how long they will take. Almost all recurring events in life can be estimated fairly well. Traffic seems like a force of nature, yet long distance bus lines still manage to estimate their arrivals, based on... Continue Reading

  • 10 Millennial Generation Trends For 2012

    10 Millennial Generation Trends For 2012

    By Tina Wells Millennials are a confusing demographic for businesses to target successfully because it's difficult to pin down what this age group is into, up for and supposedly up against. Unpredictable, incredibly segmented and with fleeting interests, how can an entrepreneur reach a generation that... Continue Reading

  • Working Moms Hate Multitasking More Than Working Dads Do, Study Says

    Working Moms Hate Multitasking More Than Working Dads Do, Study Says

    Employed mothers and fathers have almost identical workloads, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Women spend a few hours less in the office, but a few more hours cooking, cleaning and caring for the kids. But if their burdens are roughly equal to their husbands', why do women report feeling so... Continue Reading

  • Multi-tasking is the Name of the Game

    Multi-tasking is the Name of the Game

    If you think you are doing more and more at work these days, you are not alone. The good news may be that you still have a job. The bad news is you are probably doing more work, and more types of work, to keep that job. A recent study by Right Management, a division of Manpower Inc, shows that 80 percent of... Continue Reading