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    Why multitasking aggravates the stress related to change management

    – So I’m in beautiful Orlando, Florida right now. I just got done doing a sound check in the other room here. Tomorrow morning, I’ll be speaking at Abrigo’s Think Big Conference. I’ll be the keynote speaker in the morning. And, Abrigo provides services to the financial industry. So we’ve got banks, financial leaders in the room. And they want to learn about change management. That’s the biggest issue that people, at least in finance, are experiencing right now; all the change, all the mergers, all the acquisitions. And I’m going to be talking with them about “The Myth of Multitasking.” What do those two have to do with each…

  • The anti-CEO playbook | Hamdi Ulukaya
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    The anti-CEO playbook | Hamdi Ulukaya

    A cold January day of 2005, I took one of my most important drives of my life. I was on this road in upstate New York, trying to find this old factory. The day before, I received a flyer in the mail that said, “Fully equipped yogurt plant for sale.” I threw it in the garbage can. And 20 minutes later, I picked it up and called the number. The plant was 85 years old, and it was closing. So I decided to go see it. At this time, I wasn’t sure where this road or my life was going. I owned a small cheese shop but really hated business.…