Forget Valentine’s – the most important February holiday this year is Single Tasking Day, celebrated on the 22nd of the month.
Despite the popularity of ‘multi-tasking’, there’s a mountain of evidence showing that it simply isn’t the workplace panacea it’s hyped up to be.
In fact, multi-tasking is more likely to leave you exhausted, and to result in sub-par work that should have had your full attention (if it gets completed at all). Essentially, doing ten things at once isn’t actually efficient if you can’t focus on any of them.
Here are seven quick tips on focusing on just one task, so you can burn through your to-do list one thing at a time.