Tag: multitasking

Are You Addicted to Busyness? Take the Busyness Test.

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ We shame people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol, but as a culture, we’ve actually normalized and even praised our common Addiction to Busyness. We expect successful people to be busy, so we present a persona of busyness in order to be perceived as successful. This “busyness,” writes author Tim Krieder…
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Understanding Why You Are Addicted to Busyness

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In technologically wired society, multitasking has become an expectation, but we’ve taken this Puritanical work ethic to an extreme, to the point that busyness has become a seeming hallmark of success! In our previous Leadership Girl post on being Addicted to Busyness, we explored the first step toward tackling your Addiction to Busyness –…
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Understanding Our Brain

~by Maria Marc~ We live in a noisy world, where instant messages, social media and never ending emails are a constant distraction in the work place… and to our brain. Studies show that multitasking is bad for our brain performance. Keeping the smart phone and email inboxes open while working can actually lower our IQ. The…
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