Archive for February, 2013

The Myth of Multi-Tasking

Posted by dianne on Feb 16, 2013 in Blog | No comment

We have accepted the concept of multi-tasking as a cornerstone of efficiency for the last 20 years, and many of us try to do more than one thing at a time. It feels like we are being productive because we feel so busy. I participated in an experiment designed to compare the productivity of multi-tasking

How 2 Spk Gd

Posted by dianne on Feb 5, 2013 in Blog | No comment

When I was growing up in Chicago we frequented small neighborhood shops called “Delicatessens.” Even a five-year-old could have told you what a delicatessen was. I think the influence came from New York but by the time I hit 25, we were saying “deli.” Shortly after that I registered for a technical writing class at