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. I used here several calculations and techniques. I initially run… Continue reading Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified )