“Results show that participants performed tasks requiring focused attention more carefully after viewing cute images.”
A neuroscience behavior professor Daniel Levitin at McGill says: “That switching comes with a biological cost that ends up making us feel tired much more quickly than if we sustain attention on one thing.” And you know what else? Caffeine won’t necessarily help us. In fact, we probably just need to take a break for a while instead.
Meetings definitely can slow down momentum, especially when there’s a huge crowd of 30 people to “brainstorm”. We know how that goes. The same people who always talk will talk. The silent ones will stay silent.
When you’re responsible for getting multiple projects out the door, you have to take a step back and see what’s working, what’s not, what needs to be prioritized and what needs to be changed. Building in time to review isn’t wasting time, but optimizes your work moving forward.
Did you know your physical environment impacts your work? And I don’t mean just if you work in a “cool” office or not. Depending on your company and your role in the company, that’s largely out of your control. But you can control your workspace. More tips to be heard here...
About the Author
Jason Allan Scott is a successful Serial Entrepreneur, Professional Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author, award-winning event professional, Mentor, Podcaster and a part of Tim Ferris’s NR set who travels the world educating and empowering people. Scott can show you how ordinary people can build a solid living, with passion and purpose, on their own terms.
His accomplishments include: voted Top 100 Movers and Shakers in Events by Eventbrite 2016, voted number 1 on Double Dutch 250 people in Events, one of the Small Business Top 100 companies and he’s top 10% on social media in events in the world and 2016. Jason has started and sold several companies on three continents in his entrepreneurial journey.