This Focused Performance Weblog started life as a "business management blog" containing links and commentary related primarily to organizational effectiveness with a "Theory of Constraints" perspective, but is in the process of evolving towards primary content on interactive and mobile marketing. Think of it as about Focusing marketing messages for enhanced Performance. If you are on an archive page, current postings are found here.
"The Federal Trade Commission today released its schedule for creating and implementing the national "do not call" registry, first announced in December 2002 as part of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR). The registry will give consumers a choice about whether to receive most telemarketing calls. Beginning in July, consumers will be able to put their telephone numbers on the national registry, which telemarketers subsequently will be required to access. As of October, it will be illegal for most telemarketers to call a number listed on the registry."
...it does have some implication for reducing interruptions and maintaining flow of attention to tasks at hand, especially for those working in home offices. (Unfortuately this will not apply to political and charitable solicitations. Remember all those automated, recorded calls from Giualani, Laura Bush, and even the Pres last November?)
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