Technology has overwhelmed work environments with a relentless stream of emails, meetings, and distractions.
Research by the University of London reveals that our IQ drops by five to 15 points when we are multitasking. The ability to focus is a competitive advantage in the world today.
In 2010, Eric Schmidt, then the CEO of Google, shared a concern with the world: “Every two days, we create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization until 2003. I spend most of my time assuming the world is not ready for the technology revolution that will be happening soon.”
Read the original article at Harvard Business Review.