Good morning, Zurich startups and entrepreneurs!
Pandemic restrictions may be slowly disappearing but that doesn’t mean the exhaustion, isolation, or pandemic fog will vanish with it. As we gradually transition to something approaching normality, it’s important to remember that we shouldn’t expect ourselves and others to instantly become productive and more at-ease. Remain patient with your co-workers, friends, and family — and yourself — in the next few months as we ease back into familiar but forgotten routines.
Have a great week, and stay well!
Unfortunately, it can be hard to maintain a corporate culture that allows rebels to flourish. Over time, the rules and standard operating procedures that support uniform service delivery, efficiency and reliable processes, can also create inertia and work against adaptability and innovation.
The good news is that the executives with whom we have partnered have become more effective leaders, not just people who are more satisfied with their lives. The alternative to unrelenting standards is not no standards; it’s high-but-achievable standards. And the alternative to the pursuit of perfection is not mediocrity; it’s striving for excellence.
Having too many projects or tasks and switching between them all throughout your day drastically lowers your productivity. We all knew it. Here is the science.