Harnessing attention in organizations

… because time is no longer our most limited resource; attention is.

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Tony Crabbe is a Business Psychologist who splits his time between writing and consulting with companies including Microsoft, Disney, News Corporation and HSBC. As a psychologist he focuses on how people think, feel and behave at work.

Tony’s latest video was featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network ‘Supersoul Sunday’. Here, he explains that we need to stop multitasking if we want to feel smarter and more productive.

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Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much

It’s difficult to ask anybody ‘How are you?’ without hearing the word ‘busy’ somewhere in their response. We feel overwhelmed by busyness because of the demands on our time: our inbox and our to-do list are bulging, a huge amount of people expect things from us and our organisations are trying to do more with fewer people.

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