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The Myth of Multitasking

Dave Crenshaw

5 mins

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The Myth Of Multitasking explains why doing everything at once is neither efficient, nor possible, and gives you practical steps for more focus in the workplace.

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The Myth of Multitasking

The Myth of Multitasking

by Dave Crenshaw

Overview

The Myth of Multitasking lets you in on the inner workings and dark sides of a practice often praised as optimal - but truly rather detrimental. In terms of productivity, concentration, and mental health, multitasking is rather negative and impairs our ability to work well. If you've been trying to improve your productivity, know that there's power in focusing on one task at a time and sticking with it.

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Multitasking: a polite way of telling someone you haven't heard a word they've said.

- Dave Crenshaw

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