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The Magic of Doing 1 Thing at a Time

by Tera Tuten on December 11, 2012

I’ve got a magic trick for you…Ready?

Today, I’m going to increase my productivity just by willing myself to do so…The secret?

It’s quite possible that, rather than making your rounds more efficient, multitasking is most likely keeping you from operating at optimal efficiency.

A recent Stanford University study reported in 2009 that people who are regularly bombarded with several streams of information don’t pay attention (stop reading that site in another tab, keep reading here!), remember or switch from one task to another as well as staff who complete one task at a time.

So why does this happen? Why is our dream of doing more by doing it all at once a fallacy? [click to continue…]