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4 Ways to Boost Attention Intelligence (AQ) in the Workplace


The aggressive rise of technologies constantly demanding our attention and focus is changing the way we interact and relate. Consequently, attention quotient (AQ) is becoming just as important as IQ and EQ in determining professional and organizational success.

Attention Management: Time Management with a Twist


Rather than trying to catch a continually running clock, research indicates you would be far better off focusing on attention management instead. Sticky notes started appearing on computers, calendars were full of scheduled meetings, and multitasking became the buzzword.

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The Metrics of Learning and Dangers of Multitasking


Let’s look at one of the best business books of all time, “Good to Great” by Jim Collins. Let’s transition to the business world. The Dangers of Multitasking and How it Relates to Learning. The process of learning and why it’s so important.

Split-tasking vs. Multitasking – The New Way to Get Things Done


Do you consider yourself a multitasker? No doubt you feel you have had to become one as the workplace has changed, technology requires more attention, and your boss wants you to do 100 things at once. Of course you are a multitasker – or are you?

Attention Management: Time Management with a Twist


Sticky notes started appearing on computers, calendars were full of scheduled meetings, and multitasking became the buzzword. A new workplace calls for new strategies to meet its needs, and the emphasis now is on attention management. What is attention management ?

Setting knowledge profiles for different generations of employees


There is quite a number of challenges that today’s businesses have to face, one of the greatest being tackling the great diversity of their workforce – whether this is determined by geography, ideology, or age.

Learning Tweets – and the Case Against Them

Bottom-Line Performance

Between that tweet and this post in my reader, I found myself thinking (again) about how and whether Twitter can be useful in a business learning context. Any of them could work – but all of them feel like a way to use a tool, rather than the content itself, to gain attention. Knowing what’s going on in the world is generally useful, even though much of it isn’t directly related to my business.


Wonderful Brain

It bears remembering we are in business of transmitting only three things: knowledge, skills, and behaviors. And of course, pushing training down to a M will just shut down their attention. Hyperconnectivity is baked in to millennials as is multitasking.

Video Games To Train Your Brain


World of Warcraft was mentioned in the Harvard Business Review as a tool for teaching virtual leadership and virtual team-building skills. Here are two more titles that received a lot of attention from people who like particularly ‘challenging’ games.

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However, many of these programs still miss the opportunity to offer targeted components to address the needs of employees assuming particular roles, or role-specific onboarding going beyond providing a general understanding of the business.

Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

A year ago, Howard talked with Nick Carr about the importance of paying attention : There’s evidence that, as Howard Rheingold suggests, we can train ourselves to be better multitaskers, to shift our attention even more swiftly and fluidly among contending chores and stimuli.

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Not just because that’s good for business, but also because continuous improvement is the key to keeping today’s employees focused and motivated. If you’ve been looking for a way to empower leaders to make better business decisions, this session is not one to miss.