Smartphones at workplace – Do they really help?

Smartphones at workplace – Do they really help? It sounds very productive to talk on the phone, send an instant message and read your emails all at the same time. Beware - according to a research published by the Stanford University even trying to do so may impair your cognitive control. So if you have been a media multitasker lately, you are actually paying a mental price and your brain may be in trouble. Dr, Clifford Nass, professor of Communication at Stanford University, said during a discussion that smartphones encourages to do multiple things simultaneously, which is physiologically not healthy for you since we are not designed by nature to do multitude of tasks at one time. Research h

Attention Disorder – A curse or an Entrepreneur’s Greatest Strength

Attention Disorder – A curse or an Entrepreneur’s Greatest Strength What is common between highly accomplished business people like Richard Branson, Ingvar Kamprad and John T. Chambers? Besides being highly successful, they all have ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In fact part of their success is largely owing to their “diagnosis”, rather than in spite of it. When scores of people are suffering from productivity issues pertaining to attention deficit disorder, what makes these people emerge out from the lot and make their dent? These highly accomplished business people have mastered the skill of using most common positive-characteristics of ADHD such as creativity, multi-ta

Why Time management is so crucial for your organization?

Why Time management is so crucial for your organization? It is very well said that time and tide waits for none. Most of the organizations are seen stuck in a situation where they constantly struggle to find enough time to accomplish all that is important. Ask any manager and it will be a common pain area. Have you ever asked yourself how much of your typical work week is spend stressing about not having enough time to complete a task or reach a goal? Regardless of whether you assign a value to your time or not, it is priceless. Great time management skill is one of the most important skills to have when it comes to running your own business or leading a team of people. One late delivery and

The importance of living a balanced life

The importance of living a balanced life One of America’s wealthiest people, Warren Buffet is famously followed for his investment views and strategies. He once said, the most important investment you can make is in yourself. Only very few people are able to make good use of their true potential. Not many people realize that they are their best asset and it is critical to maintain the right balance between the following four dimensions of their asset – they themselves. These dimensions are the physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional dimension. If you lose control in any of these areas, it will severely impact all aspects of your life and everything you have planned to see in your life wil

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