Watching people try to multitask is a pretty fun thing to do. Especially at meetings. You’ve already heard Daphne say that it’s impossible to multitask. It’s actually, instead, called task-switching, which is a HUGE cognitive cost. That leads to lack of efficiency and effective results.
But here’s the question: are YOU, as a leader, multitasking in front of your team? At meetings?
What about working after hours or even on the weekends?
Today, we’re talking about how to burn your team out! Dr. Daphne Scott is traveling this week, so The Real Brian fills in to introduce our discussion, which comes from The Super Fantastic Leadership – a great conversation between Daphne and Marta Wilmes.
These are the two ways to burn out your teams:
- Multitasking at meetings
- Working after hours
This sends a message to your team that they should do the same. This not only creates massive burnout, but sends signals of disrespect and lack of attention to what’s going on in front of us.
Don’t worry! We have some solutions for you today! These solutions will not only help your team to stay focused and energized for the long haul, but they will also help you.
As a reminder, the EIM Inside Leadership Podcast will be airing once a month and our next brand new episode will be the FIRST week of November! We’ll talk to you then!