We may think we multitask, but in reality we switch-task, and it’s not doing us any good, according to an article at HBR.
- The author of the article stopped multitasking, and discovered six things:
- First, it was delightful.
- Second, he made significant progress on challenging projects.
- Third, his stress dropped dramatically.
- Fourth, he lost all patience for things he felt were not a good use of his time.
- Fifth, he had tremendous patience for things he felt were useful and enjoyable.
- Sixth, there was no downside.
www.checklist.com … it’s a great site for whenever you need a … checklist! Any checklist.
We are what we repeatedly do. If you want to be really good at something, it’s going to involve relentlessly pushing past your comfort zone, along with frustration, struggle, setbacks and failures.
Here is some more on self-control and willpower: “how to boost your willpower“.