Smartphones are indispensable for today’s leader, yet smartphones get us off track as well. On the plus side, multitasking is phenomenally enabled by those handhelds. However, focussing on one thing for an extended period without electronic interruption, significantly impacts our results. Leaders must learn to balance multi-tasking and single-tasking.
On a scale of 1-10, rate your capacity to single-task. What benefit will you see over the summer when you increase that number by more than two? (i.e. – move it from a 6 to an 8.) What time period have you blocked off in your calendar? What outcome are you focused on?