In a rapidly changing world that is obsessed with the creation of new information, remaining productive is almost a seemingly impossible task.
A powerful infographic by Lori Lewis and Chadd Callahan of Cumulus Media demonstrates this challenge:
It’s flabbergasting the number of distractions there are per minute. On top of that, there is an expectancy to resist the urges of these distractions and remain productive in the workplace. Fortunately, there are techniques which can be looked at to control this overwhelming demand.
There’s an unnerving control that push notifications and the buzzing sound of the mobile phone has over the modern-day employee. Experimental psychology shows that even a two-second break from a task doubles the error rate. Take into consideration that the average person checks their phone 150 times between 6:00 to 10:00 pm, it’s a true productivity killer. …
Can you teach someone to be empathetic?
The natural assumption is that empathy is something that is inherent and cannot be taught because it would be disingenuous. However, empathy ranks amongst one of the most important workplace skills that one needs. In a world that makes significant steps towards automation, soft skills is an area that has yet to be automated.
LinkedIn recently surveyed cities with over 100,000 LinkedIn Members and found that the most desirable soft skills in 2019 are:
The list should come as no surprise. Creative minds are needed to think of new ideas. Additionally, being able to persuade internal and external customers is important if you want to thrive in a world filled with generational diversity. …
What do the top CIOs think about? What do they do in their free time? What’s the latest trends and innovations sparking new ideas?
Not too long ago, these questions may have been left unanswered. However, Twitter provides the perfect platform to bridge that gap to learn from some of the top CIO minds. They offer unique insights and thoughts on the latest trends on their Twitter Feed. We’ve picked out 15 of the top CIOs worth following on Twitter, that are making an impact on digital transformation. Here is the list in no particular order:
Position: CIO, Nationwide Insurance
What he tweets about: Jim regular tweets about digital disruption within the insurance industry. …