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One more argument against multitasking

We may think we multitask, but in reality we switch-task, and it’s not doing us any good, according to an article at HBR.   The author of the article stopped multitasking, and discovered six things: First, it was delightful. Second, he made significant progress on challenging projects. Third, his stress dropped dramatically. Fourth, he lost […]

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Checklists

www.checklist.com … it’s a great site for whenever you need a … checklist! Any checklist.

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Excellence is a habit

Six keys to being excellent. We are what we repeatedly do. If you want to be really good at something, it’s going to involve relentlessly pushing past your comfort zone, along with frustration, struggle, setbacks and failures. Here is some more on self-control and willpower: “how to boost your willpower“.  

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Personal social media strategies

Harvard Business Review has an interesting article on personal social media strategies. The first example in the article really drives it home. Even if you don’t have a social media strategy yourself, or are not active on social media, others that talk to you are, and they may quote whatever you say to them on […]

“Bosses Overestimate Their Managing Skills” .. really?

Good advice: “It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in. People have blind spots about where they’re weak,” says Scott Erker, a senior vice president at DDI, which conducted the survey in September. link at WSJ.