Technically, I shouldn’t be writing this right now since it is early evening. At least, that is what author Daniel Pink stated earlier in referencing findings from his recent book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. While at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit this week, I had the opportunity to sit in on Daniel’s key note address, and the results were fascinating. Surprising in some cases, unsurprising in others, but fascinating nonetheless.
In a nutshell, there are times during the day when people are happier and more productive at certain tasks, and taking breaks does make a difference. A snip-it from the book description … Timing, it’s often assumed, is an art. In reality, timing is really a science. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start?
Read on if your are sufficiently intrigued.