Archive for Multitasking

What Will Multitasking Cost You At Work?

True or False? 1) I’m really good at multitasking. 2) It makes me more productive and 3) It’s fun! Let’s see how you did based on this article from the Huffington Post, read on.

Congratulations Multi-taskers!

Congratulations on getting so much done! You rock! Can you teach me how to multitask? Oh, wait a minute, I’m not interested in learning how to multitask. Think again if you believe that you are good at multitasking! Recently while working with “Polly”, a Type A, always busy, always moving entrepreneur, she commented: “It’s not

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Reasons to Stop Multitasking Now!

Multitasking slows you down, leads to mistakes, and stresses you out & more.

Multi-Tasking Damages Your Brain?

Here’s an interesting study on how “Multitasking Damages Your Brain And Career” from The downside of multitasking includes a lower IQ and brain damage. Can you afford that? Check out what a new study is saying.

Toggling not Multitasking

When it comes to multitasking, MIT neuroscientist Earl Miller says, “Switching from task to task, you think that you’re actually paying attention to everything around you at the same time. But, you’re not.” You’re really toggling between tasks at amazing speeds. Apparently, we were never multitasking. It’s a myth! See the article here.

Multitasking Distracts Student Learning

Distracted learning is not good learning.  Research on cognition has shown that “multitasking” impedes efficiency and accuracy, especially for complicated tasks. New research from psychologist Larry Rosen, published this May in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, shows that most students cannot resist the siren song of social media and other digital distractions for more

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Multitasking and Our Children

I don’t know about you, but I worry about how connected we all are to our electronics, especially our children. On one hand, busy professionals express concern about the number of hours that they spend at work; that they feel obligated to be connected 24/7 and that they just can’t seem to work fast enough

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Good at Multitasking, Think Again

Researchers found that people who thought they were good at multitasking were actually the worst at it. According to recent research, the better people think they are at multitasking, the worse they actually are at it. And the more that you think you are good at it, the more likely you are to multitask when

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Decrease Multitasking and Increase Productivity

What would it mean to you if you could increase the number of staff hours you have without increasing your expenses?  Let’s be honest, that’s what improving productivity is all about. You want to get the task done, in the appropriate amount of time, without increasing stress and without having your team connected to work

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The Overly-Productive Employee

Can I ask for your insight on an issue that’s been troubling me? What would you do if you had an employee who you valued, very much, who was knowledgeable in their job, technically competent, and who often went above and beyond the call of duty? Sounds like the ideal team member, right? Sadly, this

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