It is very important to communicate to the people around you when you are multitasking.
Source: "The Attention Deficit Workplace" by Mitch Thrower
Contributed by: Mitch
Working underneath others often means an ongoing contest to win their attention.
A Do-Over is much better than a Game-Over.
It’s a solid organization where initiative and accomplishment-oriented communication happens in both directions.
Managing both ways (up and down) is more like a marriage than a job.
By taking an active role in managing your manager, you will suddenly find yourself discussing ways to make your communication and interaction more effective.
When interacting with others, be aware that people are not only paying attention to your words, but also to how you get along with others.
In the Attention-Deficit Workplace, you must be adept at telling people what you are going to do and then actually do what you say.
Manage other people’s expectations very carefully. If you can’t deliver on all your promises, immediately contact the person who has an expectation of you and level with them.
Take a risk. Be bold. Too often, people are afraid of losing their prestige inside a company by venturing outside it.
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