To switch to something new takes time to reinvest your attention

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM4u-7Z5URk

 

Air traffic controllers take 15-30 min breaks every 2 hours

Context switching depletes your neuro biological resources

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Weinberg

When programmers are involved in more projects, time to finish increases rapidly.

 

https://blog.codinghorror.com/the-multi-tasking-myth/

 

Exercise 1: Draw a line

Start timer

Write multitasking is a thief on top

Write numbers 1 2 3 …. 21  below the line

Stop the timer

 

Exercise 2 : time again

This time write 1 letter and 1 number like M 1 U 2 … above and below the line.

 

Effects:

  1. Time
  2. Quality
  3. Stress

 

Any project longer than 90 days, is subject to procrastination

 

You need business objective for 3-5 years and link it to something tangible.

 

Toyota uses 4-5 different approach for 10-20 years and employs the most suitable one according to market needs.

 

hoshin kanri objective matrix

 

Fortune Magazine found that 80% of Fortune 500 companies use some sort of balanced performance metric approach to their strategy. But it also found that when a company fails, 70% of the time it wasn’t because of bad strategy—it was due to bad execution.

Hoshin planning can help mitigate that risk.

 

https://www.clearpointstrategy.com/hoshin-kanri-matrix-template/

 

Customer Avatar

 

Value proposition

 

Scrum element

 

Gaining clarity and focus

 

Each task has specific attributes:

 

Time

Money

People

Skills

 

Your key asset is your customer database

Especially for B2B

 

Meetings = big company disease

 

Time blocking for projects and priority task

 

Does Multitasking Kill Productivity | Why Multitasking Fails and How to Stop Doing It

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOmsRSwQ9rk