What neuroscience says about unsolicited advice in the company and how to fix it

We all know that person who loves giving advice—especially unsolicited, chiming in with “Why don’t you . . . ?” This is a common and well-intentioned practice in many companies, and it usually seems like an innocent enough question or statement. In more-traditional organizations, suggestions are usually handled through formal channels, while in more-modern companies,… Continue reading What neuroscience says about unsolicited advice in the company and how to fix it

Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified )

I prepared this chart for a client two years ago. The economic loss from doing high multitasking in a SAP department, and the impact on the rest of the organization. For every dollar they invested, they lost approximately 0.58 cents due to very high multitasking. This organization wanted to fire a huge number of employees… Continue reading Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified )