In a recent survey of 1,200 global business managers, 54 percent reported spending more than 30 percent of their time on decision-making. In the C-suite, 14 percent of executives said they dedicate more than 70 percent of their time to making decisions. Yet, for all that time set aside, 61 percent of managers admitted that
Stop and take in your surroundings. Are you seated at your desk with a cup of coffee, pens, and papers splayed about you? Are you outside, reading this post from your mobile phone while a plane flies overhead? What do all of these things — the cup of coffee, pens, and planes have in common?