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You Did It!

Congratulations on surviving the holiday season and end of the year “busy-ness”.  If you had the opportunity to read any of the previous 9 “have a stress free end of the year” posts, hopefully you were able to do more than just “survive” – and instead THRIVED!!!

You may be wondering why I created a post about creating a stress-free end of the year a […]

Are You Really Multi-tasking, or Do You Just Think You Are?

When listening to a recent teleclass sponsored by the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, Ari Tuckman, PhsD, MBA stated, “We aren’t as good as we think we are. We need to be honest with ourselves about the attention a task actually takes”.

Yesterday, in a conversation with Kelly Galea as we were discussing some content ideas for her new radio show “Power Up Living”, she stated, […]

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The Emotional Cost of Multi-Tasking

Is it possible to sort papers while having a conversation and give your employee (or family member or colleague or friend or .  . .) the attention he or she needs to feel valued?

What is the emotional cost to the other person in the conversation when you multi-task?

Jump on over to my guest post on Get Organised, Multi-tasking the Tale of Two Leaders.

I’d love know […]

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Why Do Adults Multi-task? My FIRST Guest Post!

Multi-tasking!  Should we or shouldn’t we?  Usually this is the question we ask ourselves.  However, I posed a different question in my latest post – WHY do we multi-task?

 

 

I’m so excited to be a guest blogger on Get Organised where I’ll be writing about the pros and cons of multi-tasking over the next few months . . . and answering the question of “why […]

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My #1 Distraction Buster

Have you figured out a way to eliminate other people as distractions,  only to be derailed by the distractions in your own head?  Here’s the advice I gave my newest client.

 
Dear SystemSavvy,

I find that when I’m working on a project – I’m easily distracted.  But not by other people, by other ideas in my own head!!  Do you have any suggestions? 

Sincerely,

 

Ms. […]

To Multi-Task or Not to Multi-Task? That is the Question!

Can you REALLY do more than one task at a time?

Multi-tasking has become a way of life. In fact, many productivity experts teach multi-tasking as a strategy to accomplish more in a day.  The “new” generation has turned multi-tasking into an art form.

The latest research states that it can take up to 15 minutes to regain your “flow” when your attention is pulled away […]

Multi-Tasking – Do You Need a Padded Pole?

While looking around on YouTube today – I wanted to find something a little light hearted for Friday.  (In my mind – and my editorial calendar – Friday represents “Fun Friday”.  The one post each week where I find a cartoon, funny story, or video to share.)

So, I searched YouTube for “funny distraction video” and this is what I came up with.  A news story from […]