Dominos No More: Ending The Knock-On Effects of Stress

Illustration of human domino's effect

Picture this: you’re sitting at your computer, working away quietly, when your colleague Toby storms past. He slams a huge pile of papers marked “URGENT” on his desk, picks up the phone, and starts barking at another colleague, Yolande, in Accounting: “I HATE when you do ABC…I’ve got enough on my plate right now!”  How […]

The Downsides of Doing Too Much: Why Multitasking Is Stressful

Rendering of a playing card with an illustration of a man with his six arms doing many things at the same time.

Imagine working calmly on your latest project, when the phone rings on your desk.   “Bad news,” your teammate tells you down the line, “your client needs that work by tomorrow, I’m afraid–a whole week earlier than we had planned.”   You’re stressed out and slightly panicked. But how do you react?  Do you continue as you […]