Does the old adage of ‘one can be productive without being efficient, but not the opposite’ still truly apply to today’s more collaborative world? Efficiency versus Productivity; A, B and A/B type personalities in some percentage all compose the makeup of every team. The goal so often thought as 1/3:1/3:1/3 for best results. But is that the best composition or are there other dynamics of greater value to a teams success?
New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.
Source: NY Times Magazine
Want to be more productive? Most jobs nowadays require us to focus for long periods of time. The trouble is, we think our ability to concentrate is unlimited. Truth be told, the human mind wasn’t meant to be hyper-focused for terribly long periods of time. So how can we hack our brain to squeeze out the most concentration out of it?