You Need to Reduce Digital Distraction to Improve Productivity

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Is your brain being rewired due to technology bombardment? Are you addicted to the time-consuming tsunami of electronic updates from social media, emails, texts, facetime, etc.? Do you feel a constant disconnection from your real life due to an obsession with impersonal electronic connections?

Along with the benefits of the Age of Information comes a dark side: the Age of Disconnection. When you are disconnected because you are distracted by too many invasive intrusions into your life, you lose focus. The ...

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Fuel Focus to Move Beyond Engagement

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Time is your most valuable asset. How you use it and what you focus on determines the quality of your performance and effectiveness. What is your workforce focusing on – they are always focusing on something, but is it what you want them to do?

Fueling focus is perhaps your most important workforce engagement strategy. Energy, time and money are expended whether they are focused on the results you want or not. Is your workforce using their mental, emotional and spiritual ...

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Focused Priorities Fuel Leadership Success

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What are your leadership responsibilities – engaging the workforce, hiring, acquisitions, financial planning, visioneering, innovation? Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric, believed he had only three things to do as a leader: choose the right people, allocate the right funds and transmit ideas from division to division at the speed of light.

What is on your leadership priority list? Is it short? Can you articulate your priorities in one easy to understand sentence? Much like a mission statement ...

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Lead by Example: Leadership in the 21st Century

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 Dramatic change has descended upon leaders and the workforce due to the social media revolution. The warp speed shift of workplace communications, interaction and information exchange is causing chaos, mistrust and poor face-to-face communications. This change is forcing leadership to think and interact differently with their workforce in order to engage, encourage and increase their performance.
The John Quincy Adams quote, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader,” lays ...
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Social Technologies – A $1.3 Trillion Opportunity

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Unlike the 1980s and 1990s, the speed of change today is transformative. The cause of this warp speed change: social technologies, according to a July 2012 study, “The Social Economy: Unlocking values and productivity through social technologies,” by the McKinsey Global Institute.

The study states that there are greater than 1.5 billion networking users globally and 80 percent of them regularly interact through social networks. Yet only 70 percent of businesses use social technologies, most on a limited basis. Of those ...

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