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A short essay by Joe McCormack, author of Noise: Living and Leading When Nobody Can Focus and founder of The BRIEF Lab. "The Quiet Workplace" looks at the toll that undirected action and useless words can have on the workplace.

    Joe McCormack is the author of Noise: Living and Leading When Nobody Can Focus (Wiley & Sons, 2019). He started the Sheffield Company in 2006 to help professionals become more effective and efficient communicators. His first book, Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less (Wiley & Sons, 2014) sets the standard for clear and concise communication.

    "When the environment is not quiet, we don’t ask questions. We just keep on talking and walking. And that takes a toll on me."