The Multi-Task Myth

At best, multi-tasking is a great way to get average (or often less than average) results from more than one thing at a time.  At its worst it stops us completing anything of any value and makes us feel like we’re constantly spinning plates.

To get more done with less stress:

1)      Single-Task

Being productive doesn’t mean doing lots of things at once.  It means getting things finished, often one at a time so you can move onto the next task or goal.  Put enough completed tasks/goals together and you’ll soon be very productive.

2)      Prioritise the Important

Make sure what you’re single-tasking is important to you or your goals.  Spending lots of effort on unimportant tasks doesn’t make them anymore important.

 3)      Rinse and Repeat 1 & 2