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Buried Alive: Human Productivity in the 21st Century


  • Kory Kogon, Global Productivity Practice Leader, Franklin-Covey


Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012

Time: 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern (60 Minute Session)





Session Description

Unnecessary interruptions are consuming 28 percent of a knowledge workers’ day. Knowledge workers indicate in survey results that 40% of their time is spent on irrelevant activities.  In today’s world of unlimited information, technology and opportunities, why is it that people are finding themselves more “buried alive” than ever before?
During this session participants will discover the 21st century’s three key problems that are hindering the capabilities and potential of today’s workforce and their dramatic “hidden costs” taking its toll on organizational results.


About Kory Kogon

Kory Kogon is the Global Practice Leader for Productivity for Franklin Covey after 5 years as a Sr. Leadership Consultant and Subject Matter Expert for the Speed of Trust Practice.
Kory spent over 11 years as the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations for AlphaGraphics, Inc., a printing franchise with over 300 business centers worldwide.
She was responsible for the teams helping franchisees start up their business, develop staff, and reach profitability in a highly competitive, commodity-driven industry. Responsible for P&L, she oversaw: implementation of ISO 9000 worldwide, technology, e-commerce, learning-training systems, sales and marketing, financial systems, and operational performance.


In 2005 Kory was honored as one of the “Top 30 Business Women to Watch” by Utah  Magazine.