Just as there really is no such thing as multi-tasking, one CEO believes work-life balance is a mere dream. Instead, he offers three ways to take back your life and become more valuable at work without buying into the myth.
Multitasking may be an essential job skill, but not for Dr. Raj Shrivastava, a neurosurgeon at Mr. Sinai Hospital in New York City. Not when complete focus means the difference between life or death. The author recalls putting his own brain in Dr. Shrivastava's capable hands.
Do Twitter's Activity area and Facebook's Ticker give you anything you really need to know? With features like these, says Mike Monteiro, design director at Mule Design Studio, "you’re sniffing the exhaust fumes of activity." That doesn't sound good.