Silly Season Slowdown Alert: Ways to Focus Staff

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04 / Dec / 2012


Nov ‘12

Smart Company reported that workplaces can expect a 38% drop in productivity as Christmas approaches. They suggest we use different approaches to motivate different types of staff (incl ourselves!). For the “stresser” breakdown priorities to a weekly plan and book time in daily to act. A “drowner” has to de-clutter their workspace, archive email and reduce endless lists. The “dreamer” needs to schedule time to focus on key tasks without interruptions.

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