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The “Multi-Tasking” Myth and Other Reasons You Can’t Get Things Done
Are you getting the important things done? Are you growing personally and accomplishing what you want to accomplish on a daily basis or does that sound like a fairy tale to you? Do you feel like you are constantly “busy” making people happy but you are not really increasing your influence with them? I think […]
Let’s start with the common myth of “Multi-Tasking. In our world of technology and information, it is easy to think that you can do two or three things at once but the reality is, you can’t. There is no such thing as “multi-tasking,” only something called “switch tasking” in other words, let’s say you are reading your emails while talking on the phone. You are not really doing both, you just keep switching your focus back and forth. The problem with this strategy is that studies have shown this is not effective and is actually very damaging to both your schedule and the way you engage with others. To sum up the findings, if you try to do two things at once, you will do them both slower and at a lower quality level than if you did them one at a time with your full focus.
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