Want to be more productive… Why you should set limits on Multitasking

Multitasking has increasingly become a way of life for many of us, as we attempt to juggle multiple things at the same time, be it in our careers or personal lives. Indeed, the ability to multitask is often viewed as a key skill & a basic necessity in order to survive and thrive in a cutthroat corporate world.

But does multitasking solve the problem of dealing with multiple demands in a time constrained environment, or does it actually make the problem worse by reducing overall productivity & increasing stress? Continue reading

Leading Virtual Teams – 7 Key Tips

We live in a world today where organisations are globally interspersed. The last 10-15 years have seen a significant rise in “right shoring” and the build out of global teams, as organisations leverage global talent & resources to deliver business efficiencies.

While there are clear benefits of having global virtual teams, an aspect that often tends to be overlooked is the leadership & management of these teams. Managers frequently struggle with the question “How do I lead a team that I don’t see on a day-to-day basis”. Continue reading