Multi-tasking is the enemy.
It encourages us to take on more work all at once potentially at the risk of not doing any of it better.
It also contributes to the outbreak of anxiety that we see in ourselves and our children.
Anyway, there is no reason to do more than one thing at a time.
The trick is to do less and accomplish more.
Choose 20% of everything you have to do on any given day – and thoughtfully pick the 20% that will return the most benefit and you will not need multi-tasking.
Multi-tasking also contributes to distracting us from living in the present, the only place happiness and fulfillment can be found.
More multi-tasking never made anyone happier.
A desk drawer or file folder on a digital device that contains everything that doesn’t represent 20% of the things that will bring you 80% productivity, will be able to be emptied on the first of each new month – undone, because they don’t really need to be done.
“The man who chases two rabbits catches neither” – Confucius
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