How I Learned to Embrace – and Let Go – of Multitasking

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“Make up your mind, woman!” I don’t blame you if that came to mind as you read the title of this post. How is it possible to embrace and let go of something at the same time? Well, folks, I think I have found that thin line between multitasking and focusing on the work at hand. Source It’s a very thin line that, I admit, I sometimes stray from. Letting go of multitasking While I was thinking about how to structure this post – and even as I write – I got rid of the usual online distractions. My Twitter [Read more…]

3 Tips for Making a Positive Start in 2010

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I’m all for clean slates. I always look at the beginning of a new week or a new month as a brand new opportunity. A new year has even more of that clean, white, not yet been used, new notebook feeling of hopefulness. What I especially like is entering a new year with a positive outlook, even when things don’t look so positive. The way I see it, it’s all in the frame of mind. There are no negative situations, only opportunities and chances for improvement. Instead of making resolutions, set goals Maybe it’s only semantics, but I think “goal” [Read more…]

10 Reasons You Need to Stop Multitasking

Cubicle series: the Multitasker

Are you a multitasker?  Do you find you have your hand in several different projects at once? If so, you might want to rethink your plan. While many people take pride in their ability to multitask, the truth is, your focus is all over the place. Multitasking may enable you to work on several projects at once, but that doesn’t mean it’s getting done to the best of your ability. Consider this: 10 Reasons You Need to Stop Multitasking Concentrating on one project at a time actually saves time: Picture this: you’re making breakfast and stop to answer the phone. [Read more…]

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