Interruptions!

You may have seen some of my blogs on the importance of Focus, both here on The Busy Fool and on Ecademy . One reason why I believe focus is essential to business success is the time lost to what software architects call “context-switching”. In a software context (excuse the pun!), that means reallocating the…

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Portfolio Worker or Busy Fool?

Are you like me, and work for a number of different clients, doing different things for each? I like my work to be varied, and I tend to only take on work that I think I’m going to enjoy. And on the whole, I have a whale of a time – it almost seems wrong…

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Who’s at most risk?

In the current economic climate, I suspect that the old work paradigm is going to fail a lot more people.  We already know that the promise of a “job for life” has gone – that’s been the case for a long time now, probably since the 1980’s at least.  So any hope of leaving education…

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