The Wastefulness (and Impossibility) of Multi-Tasking

Here’s some ancient wisdom:

To do two things at once is to do neither.” – Publius Syrus

And some modern “validation:”

People confuse “rapid-switching” with multi-tasking [NPR article]

And Peter Bregman explains that trying to multi-task makes us less-smart, less-productive and less-competent [HBR Blogs]

I’m convinced (of course I already knew that trying to multi-task was wasteful (and impossible . . . )), how about you?

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