Multitasking Makes You Stupid

Americans have become chronic multitaskers.

Employees are asked to get more done in less time and with less help these days. This is nothing new; for decades companies have been getting more and more lean with their teams. 

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Johanna Lyman (she/her or they/them) is the Principal Consultant and Practice Leader for Culture and Inclusion at Kadabra. She is a dynamic, energetic Leadership and Culture coach and consultant with nearly 30 years of experience of leadership development and culture change.

She is adept at combining coaching, training, and facilitation to help clients build sustainably profitable businesses while creating deep meaning in their work. She quickly establishes rapport and creates a container of psychological safety, belonging, and deep trust with her clients and their teams. She believes that inclusion and diversity should be seen as the natural outcomes of building great cultures.

Johanna is wife to the best husband on the planet, mother to an adult daughter, and dog-mom to Petey the Amazing Tripod.

Effective Tips to Maximize Efficiency in Your Home Office

If you have a home office, you probably use it for many things. For example, it provides you a tax break, and it may be the source of your livelihood. While this is true, the home office is also a place of low efficiency and productivity in some cases.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Aligning Your Company’s Public Image with Employee Perception

You’ve heard the expression “perception is reality.” In business, companies invest countless dollars in publicity, marketing, and promotion to cultivate a specific, positive brand image with customers and the general public. While this is certainly a necessary and essential business practice, far too many companies overlook the importance of doing it internally as well as externally.

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Jade Pulman's picture

Jade is a full-time mother of three children she adores. She graduated with her bachelors degree in Family Studies and Nutrition and works hard to implement her learning into her family life. When not writing, you can find her in the outdoors or exploring museums and aquariums with her loving husband and children. 

Battle Staff Meeting Fatigue in 5 Easy Steps

Whether you’re working from home or from the office conference room, staff meetings can be a slog. Meetings that run long, don’t follow a clear agenda, or fail to engage employees can be a big drain on staff morale. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be that way. Follow these five steps to making meetings more encouraging and engaging for your team.

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About The Author

Jade Pulman's picture

Jade is a full-time mother of three children she adores. She graduated with her bachelors degree in Family Studies and Nutrition and works hard to implement her learning into her family life. When not writing, you can find her in the outdoors or exploring museums and aquariums with her loving husband and children. 

Is Love In the Workplace the New Norm?

When’s the last time you told your co-worker you cared about them? Or that you appreciated their approach? Have you ever told a colleague you loved them? Does that idea make you feel awkward, unprofessional, and uncomfortable? That’s because for most of us, love and work are separate because our personal and professional lives are separate. But Jodi Clark, presenter at the Gross National Happiness Conference at the University of Vermont and student in Marlboro College’s Masters in Managing Mission-Driven Organizations, says that bringing love to the workplace is the new norm.

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Julie is committed to telling the story of where business meets good. She is the Founder of B Storytelling, a content development company specifically designed to help popularize the good happening through business. They do this by helping B Corps and other social enterprises identify, build and leverage their brands. She is also a writer for 3BL Media and Just Means and has been published in M&V Magazine and the Centre of Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge among others. Julie has an MBA in Managing for Sustainability from Marlboro Graduate School. She lives in West Palm Beach, Florida and is laser focused on becoming a better surfer than her husband, Thomas. 

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Man at work desk with multiple arms doing multiple tasks
06/29/2021
Americans have become chronic multitaskers. Employees are asked to get more done in less time and with less help these days. This is nothing new; for decades companies have been getting more and... read more
Overhead view of man in home office with multiple computer screens.
02/24/2021
If you have a home office, you probably use it for many things. For example, it provides you a tax break, and it may be the source of your livelihood. While this is true, the home office is also a... read more
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12/23/2020
You’ve heard the expression “perception is reality.” In business, companies invest countless dollars in publicity, marketing, and promotion to cultivate a specific, positive brand image with... read more
Laptop computer showing zoom video conference call
07/07/2020
Whether you’re working from home or from the office conference room, staff meetings can be a slog. Meetings that run long, don’t follow a clear agenda, or fail to engage employees can be a big drain... read more
stuffed animal toy lamb smiling
04/24/2016
When’s the last time you told your co-worker you cared about them? Or that you appreciated their approach? Have you ever told a colleague you loved them? Does that idea make you feel awkward,... read more
Man at work desk with multiple arms doing multiple tasks
06/29/2021
Americans have become chronic multitaskers. Employees are asked to get more done in less time and with less help these days. This is nothing new; for decades companies have been getting more and... read more
Overhead view of man in home office with multiple computer screens.
02/24/2021
If you have a home office, you probably use it for many things. For example, it provides you a tax break, and it may be the source of your livelihood. While this is true, the home office is also a... read more
Woman writing about FEEDBACK on a whiteboard.
12/23/2020
You’ve heard the expression “perception is reality.” In business, companies invest countless dollars in publicity, marketing, and promotion to cultivate a specific, positive brand image with... read more
Laptop computer showing zoom video conference call
07/07/2020
Whether you’re working from home or from the office conference room, staff meetings can be a slog. Meetings that run long, don’t follow a clear agenda, or fail to engage employees can be a big drain... read more
stuffed animal toy lamb smiling
04/24/2016
When’s the last time you told your co-worker you cared about them? Or that you appreciated their approach? Have you ever told a colleague you loved them? Does that idea make you feel awkward,... read more