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Multitasking & Context Switching Ruin Your Productivity
Multitasking & Context Switching Ruin Your Productivity

Did you know that about 28 billion man-hours are wasted each year because of what we now call context switching or multitasking? If you are finding that lack of focus and constant interruptions are affecting your work, then this post is for you. You’ll learn exactly what context switching and multitasking are and get some tips on how to overcome both of these productivity-breakers.

What is Behavioral Economics: Your Quick Guide
What is Behavioral Economics: Your Quick Guide

Every day we make a myriad of decisions – eat out or buy groceries, walk or hail a cab, go to the movies or stay in. Sometimes, we rationalize that cooking a home meal is a better idea since we already spent too much on dining this month. But then, we see some attractive promo at the deli and go on and change our mind in a beat. In a nutshell, behavioral economics attempts to study how our “whims” affect our day-to-day spending decisions and affect different economic processes on a macro level. Let’s dig in!

How To Run PowerPoint Presentations Online
How To Run PowerPoint Presentations Online

UPDATE 2020: This post was adapted to the times of Coronavirus 2020, where online presentations are increasingly used in the business environment and becoming the norm. Nowadays, with more and more globalized companies, quarantine restrictions in many countries due to COVID19, working remotely through different time zones, through different continents and engaging customers from different […]

Leadership Styles: What Type of Style Should You Adopt?
Leadership Styles: What Type of Style Should You Adopt?

Being a good corporate leader is both art and science. On one hand, you need to experiment and often use your gut feeling to decide on how you should behave in one situation or another. On the other hand, without a solid leadership methodology, all your efforts may result in minimal impact. So let’s take a closer look at the different types of leadership styles, formalized by social scientists, along with explanations on when each of them works best at the workplace.

Quick Guide on a 30 60 90 Day Plan for a Job Interview
Quick Guide on a 30 60 90 Day Plan for a Job Interview

Depending upon the job title, there are various types of plans that one might require making such as perhaps a communications plan or project plan. However, the most common plan one might require making is a 30-60-90 day plan.

What is an Innovation Strategy and Why Your Company Needs One?
What is an Innovation Strategy and Why Your Company Needs One?

This post will provide you with some pillar information for shaping your innovative vision and layering the foundation of your new innovation and growth strategy development.

The Ultimate Guide to Using Metaphors in Presentations and Speeches
The Ultimate Guide to Using Metaphors in Presentations and Speeches

Metaphors are one of the often-forgotten tricks among presenters. Along with other figures of speech such as similes, analogies personification, and alliteration, they make your texts more engaging, memorable and eloquent. As well, metaphors serve as a great tool for breaking down complex concepts into more digestible statements.

5 Problem Solving Strategies to Become a Better Problem Solver
5 Problem Solving Strategies to Become a Better Problem Solver

A lot of people would agree on the fact that life is full of challenges. People become proficient enough when it comes to catering small problems or issues in hand. However, those who attain exceptional insights into problem-solving can gain success in the long run. Problem-solving can enable anybody to gain an edge over their peers and achieve more. The bigger the problem, the difference is the approach. We all are tasked with some form of problem-solving, whether it’s in our workplace or even homes.

A Quick Read on Prospect Theory and Loss Aversion
A Quick Read on Prospect Theory and Loss Aversion

For a consumer, economic decisions are based on certain types of behavior. Prospect Theory or the loss-aversion theory in behavioral economics and behavioral finance, aims to determine people’s decision making and their tendency for loss aversion.