Today, workers are feeling the impact of stress more than ever. In fact, a recent Harris Interactive poll uncovered that one-third of workers ages 25 to 39 stated they feel burned out by their jobs.
What's more, physicians are experiencing more burnout. According to a new report from the Annals of Internal Medicine. The impact of which costs the U.S. more than 4 billion dollars a year.
The increase in stress and burnout in the workplace can be attributed to organizations becoming leaner by reducing their staff and increasing the workload on the employees they retain.
Increased workloads force workers into multitasking, which may be effective for a short period of time, but over the long term, causes excessive stress.
By learning how to unitask efficiently, workers can dramatically reduce workday stress, increase productivity and enjoy work once again.
At Make It Nice, we’ve gone increasingly against the multitasking grain. I’ve learned that success isn’t measured–or determined–by the number of interactions but by the quality of them. In our restaurants, we adhere to something we’ve dubbed the One-Inch Rule. The name refers to the deceptively simple act of setting a plate down before a guest.