We’re asking so much of team members on such a regular basis that it is now creating a recognized disorder, ADT – Attention Deficit Trait. Characterized by unfocused and unproductive activities, it reflects an increasingly overwhelmed workforce.
The branes take? Consider the Sharpen and Shed ™ process. Times may be more intense in terms of data flow and speed, but in many ways things are still the same as decades ago when management guru Peter Drucker declared that our jobs, as managers of ourselves and our company’s future, must cut through the clutter. We must define that 10% – 20% that will make 90% of the difference. And then, as Drucker said, it’s probably more about what you need to stop doing than what you need to start.