Over time, I have come to expect that the hardest sale to make is a sale to my own group of trusted friends, associates, and clients.
Are you driving your company by the numbers? Sales, profitability, productivity, overhead, cost of sales, cost of goods, and on and on and on. There are certainly no lack for areas of measurement in any business.
Recently, multitasking has had a run of bad luck in the popular press. The Wikipedia entry on multitasking notes, “Multitasking can result in time wasted due to human context switching and apparently causing more errors due to insufficient attention.”
The World – Capricious? Yes, the world has a degree of capriciousness to it that can make life seem impulsive, fickle, unpredictable, even volatile.
A young woman, enrolled in one of the nation’s top medical schools, was told 50% of what she would be taught over the next four years would later be found to be inaccurate. The school just didn’t know which half of the training would be inaccurate.