Around our house we've become somewhat fond of wailing We need a new economy!
The down(ish) economy is draining on emotions and focus, as well as super-heavy on workload and stress. What.a.bummer.
In the midst of all of this, I continue to read business blogs, full of research, trends and motivation. This week, I had a double serving of really great pieces.
When you have time, give these a read:
The End of the Diva by Seth Godin
Seth looks at changes in how customers and service providers have greater interaction and questions whether diva behavior is still acceptable.
The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time by Tony Schwartz
Tony outlines simple policies and behaviors to reduce (false) multi-tasking, increase focus and reduce stress and burn out.