We all want to accomplish and do more in this day and age.
It seems like life just gets busier and busier the more we live it and we want to get all our work done as fast as we can.
So what do we do?
Multitasking is simply the act of doing multiple tasks at once. We’ve all done it at some point in our lives.
Some examples of multitasking are:
– Working on a report while eating
– Talking on the phone while driving
– Working on an assignment while listening to a lecture
There’s nothing wrong with multitasking really.
Except that it uses up more of our energy, diminishes our focus, takes a longer time to complete tasks and usually results in a poorer quality of work.
But for some cases, it’s just downright dangerous like talking on the phone while driving.
We’re just not meant to be good multitask-ers.
The only things that benefit from multitasking are computers and machines (provided they have enough resources to do so).
Humans on the other hand? We don’t do so well.
So focus on one task at a time.
Cut out all distractions.
Fully immerse yourself in that task.
Get it done before switching to any other task.
You’ll find that you’ll be able to actually enjoy doing it, focus better, complete it faster and with a much higher quality than if you were to do it while multitasking.