Kory Kogon on Being Buried Alive: Human Productivity in the 21st Century

Urgent tasks, emails, media requests and deadlines distract us from working on what matters most. This video from Franklin Covey captures it all.

This clever metaphor from Franklin Covey captures the essence of being buried alive in too many responsibilities–many of them not even important. Ever been assigned more than you could possibly accomplish? Chances are you can relate.

Use this video to open a department meeting or client evaluation. It will leave your beleaguered audience craving a solution.

For more resources on identifying and reversing responsibility overload, join our webinar with Kory Kogon Thursday, January 12th at 1:00pm Eastern / 10:00am Pacific. Her presentation will review the 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.



Click here to register for the webinar.


About Kory Kogon:

Kory Kogon is the Global Productivity Practice Leader 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.

Lorri Freifeld
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.