Multilevel Multitasking Multiplied Multiple Times is Event Management
“If your Birthday is on Christmas day and you’re not Jesus, you should start telling people your birthday is on June 9 or something. Just read up on the traits of a Gemini. Suddenly you’re a multitasker who loves the color yellow. Because not only do you get stuck with them combo gift, you get the combo song. “We wish you a merry Christmas — and happy birthday, Terry — we wish you a merry Christmas — happy birthday, Terry — we wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Ye — Birthday, Terry!”
We tend to believe that by doing several things at the same time we can better handle the information rushing toward us and get more done. What’s more, multitasking — interrupting one task with another — can sometimes be fun.
Each vibration of our favorite high-tech e-mail device carries the promise of potential rewards. Checking it may provide a welcome distraction from more difficult and challenging tasks. It helps us feel, at least briefly, that we’ve accomplished something — even if only pruning our e-mail in-boxes. Unfortunately research indicates the opposite: multitasking unequivocally damages productivity.
Multitasking not only makes us less productive, it also poses a serious risk to our health. We should stop everything we’re doing — well, all but one thing — and rethink the way we work, socialize, and live our life. In short, don’t multitask, your brain will thank you!
These books will for sure help you with causes and prevention of the multitasking syndrome.
8. Personal Productivity Secrets: Do what you never thought possible with your time and attention… and regain control of your life
READ THEM. One book at a time! No Multitasking please!
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