No Interruptions Please!

Short interruptions (such as the few seconds it takes to silence that buzzing smart phone) have a surprisingly large effect on one’s ability to accurately complete a task.  Interruptions of just three seconds can double your chances for making errors.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, January 2013

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Brushing up your career Marketability for 2013!

I ran across this article in the Seattle Times over the holidays that has some tried and true advice for maintaining your marketability in today’s job search.  Even if you are happy with your current situation, it never hurts to do a self-evaluation of your skills and your approach to new jobs and networking opportunities.

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Take 30 Challenge!

If you read our June/July Newsletter, and you are incorporating the Take 30 Challenge as part of your daily routine and schedule, please let us know how you are doing.  How have you structured your 30 minutes?  Have you noticed any changes?  What’s not working?

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Sharing motivation towards the goal is a key requirement to raise trust especially for virtual teams

How virtual teams have their common coffee breaks How eye to eye contact happens in virtual teams Managers and participants of virtual teams are facing special challenges, opportunities and chances compared to physical teams. Physical teams see each other face to face and they make regular eye contact with one another. Those are important fundamentals

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What are they doing?

Every day I work with people who need to solve problems. After all, it’s a consultants job to help solve problems. What get’s my attention is the vast number of us who are always wondering what the other guy is doing. Instead of spending our energy in trying to figure out what everyone else is

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