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The Millennial Workforce: How Multitasking Is Changing Our Brains

Caroline Beaton | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Caroline Beaton

A version of this post originally appeared on Forbes. Sign up for Caroline's newsletter to receive her latest articles to your inbox. The name of Mic...

What Stephen Covey Taught Me About Prioritizing

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hélène Tragos Stelian

I thought I was really good at prioritizing -- until I read Stephen Covey's perennial classic, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. As part of his Hab...

Why Communication Management Trumps Time Management: Neuroscience shows that popular time management techniques CAUSE procrastination

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Communication Trumps Time Management. Photo source pixabay.com Time management isn't all it's cracked up to be Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Hab...

This Mom Multitasking At Work Is The Internet's New Hero

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.09.2016 | Parents

A photo of a pregnant working mom is going viral for its incredible depiction of multitasking. Dr. Megan Meier is a sports and dance medicine physicia...

Smart Tips For Creating An Effective To-Do List

Diane Passage | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

To-do lists that are organized according to what works best for the user can be incredibly helpful and provide a feeling of accomplishment and a better sense of control. Here are three of my top tips:

Multitasking Can Actually Make Us Less Productive

Nancie Vito | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancie Vito

Let's give up multitasking without the need justify it or explain ourselves. The results will speak for themselves.

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

Atif Rashid | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Atif Rashid

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?

How Giving Up Multitasking Changes This Editor's Life

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Spontaneous Combustion

Sherry Caris | Posted 06.06.2016 | Comedy
Sherry Caris

I used to be a very busy person. I wasn't on my OCD medication yet, and in addition to my full time job I had a long list of Very Important Things (VI...

Four Ways Monotasking Makes Life Better

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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How Giving Up Multitasking Can Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living

After years of being a chronic multitasker, it was time for writer and digital consultant Verena von Pfetten to change things up for the sake of her w...

12 Ways Your Small Business Might Be Huge

Beth Lapides | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Beth Lapides

Happy Small Business Week fellow Small Business Owners! I actually find it shocking that I'm a small business owner. I set out to be an artist/enterta...

Multitasking Is Killing Your Brain

Larry Kim | Posted 05.04.2016 | Science
Larry Kim

Our brains weren't built to multitask. Our brains are designed to focus on one thing at a time, and bombarding them with information only slows them down.

Multitasking While the Titanic Sinks

Greg Schwem | Posted 04.27.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I wish to apologize to the development team at Four Funnels Entertainment for being such an impatient, easily distracted oaf. This past weekend I learned I am utterly incapable of watching history unfold, particularly if my phone is nearby.

Multitasking Doesn't Work

Rudy Vidal | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Rudy Vidal

Adding tasks doesn't expand the brain's capacity; it only increases its cognitive load, or the amount of mental effort it must put out. By multitasking we are reducing the attention we give to each thing.

Why You Should Become a Master of Single-Tasking if You Want to Get Ahead

Alanna Harvey | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology
Alanna Harvey

If people continue to think that they can run several apps simultaneously while they listen in on a meeting, they're eventually going to get caught. Fierce multi-taskers don't hide behind it well  -- their half-finished and unfocused work shows.

You Will Never Find Work-Life Balance

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

The "real ideal worker" is not a mythical, unattainable ideal. There are successful people all around you who aren't working themselves to the brink of exhaustion and burnout.

The Magic of Monotasking

Annie Wood | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Annie Wood

If you want to give it a whirl, here's a breakdown of what seems to be working for me so far in my quest for mastering monotasking.

Deep Work, Mastery and Becoming an Expert Instead of Watching Game of Thrones

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
Chantelle Zakariasen

Don't get me wrong, I freaking love Game of Thrones. I devoured 5 seasons in 3 months this past summer and I wait with baited breath for the new ones....

Doing Everything Makes You Less Productive: Here's Why

Toby Nwazor | Posted 01.28.2017 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

Credit Many people think that they need to be good in everything before they can live very successful lives. I disagree. Success depends on how well ...

Multitasking Doesn't Work

TODAY.com | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living

Your cellphone beeps — you grab it to read the new text. A ding from your computer alerts you to a Facebook post and you check that before you've fi...

The Strategic Decision to Outsource at Home

Diane Passage | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

If you're sitting on a never-ending to-do list, give some thought to outsourcing here and there to help lighten the load. Here are some things to consider if hiring help is worth it for you:

What Your Brain Actually Does When You Multitask

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living

You may pride yourself on your ability to do many, many things at once, but your brain probably isn't so happy with this arrangement, according to Car...

Manos Gavras is busy - acting, writing, etc.

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 01.01.2017 | Entertainment
Sara Panagiotopoulou

Some people are easy to introduce. You can say things like, "This is so-and-so; he's a chef." But how can you introduce somebody who doesn't have only...

Take Homework Offline

Carl Marziali | Posted 11.30.2016 | Education
Carl Marziali

Schools are sending kids to the most distracting medium ever invented. Parents have no way to know if their children are working or playing in one of a dozen windows. An assignment that should take one hour may stretch to two or three.