Would you agree that it is rather difficult to stay up with everything that is going on in the digital world? Even for someone who has totally embraced digital as I have, there is a seemingly never-ending stream of news and novelties. Finding the time to keep up-to-date can be a challenge when one is already running against the clock to get the basics done. I would argue that there are very few executives who are not experiencing some form of a digital tsunami. Time is that interminable constant with which we all struggle.
I thought about sharing this tip because of my observation that too many people are slaves to their devices, without even knowing how or why. Too much valuable time is being consumed by reacting to incoming messages, beeps and chimes. This particular tip has benefits on one’s personal and professional life; but, it also serves to shed light on one of the key battlegrounds of the future: customer attention. (more…)