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Singletasking

Devora Zack

5 mins

3 key insights

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Singletasking digs into neuroscientific research to explain why we're not meant to multitask, how we can go back to the old, single-tasking ways, and why that's better for your work, relationships and happiness.

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Singletasking

Singletasking

by Devora Zack

Overview

Multitasking is often described as a quality, one that increases productivity and makes life easier for those who cultivate it. Though most of us think it's a positive thing, it's proven to be completely ineffective.

Single-tasking advocates like Devora Zack state that the best way of performing any task is to give it your full attention. Multi-tasking makes us less focused, and in some cases, it can even kill. In Singletasking, find out how to let go of your bad habits and focus on what's right in front of you. You'll improve your productivity and will make the world just a little safer. Are you ready to make a change?

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Singletasking is not a luxury, it's a necessity.

- Devora Zack

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