The key to multitasking: Know what to do and what not to do.
When you have to multitask, do your best. Here are some tips on how to develop multitasking ability.
1. Manage your tasks:
If you’re going to switch back and forth between tasks – yes, we call it multitasking – then it is necessary to manage plans and each task. The first thing you need to do is go through all the tasks on your task list today, and set the corresponding period and time for them so that you know if you have completed them by the deadline.
2. Set task reminders:
Reminders are very important when you need to balance and juggle a lot of tasks. You can set up reminders on the phone. In retrospect, what you do with this technique is gather your mind and focus more on the task. Otherwise, you’d have a to-do list running through your head.
3. Break the task down:
All things are difficult, to begin with, and the worst thing is to mix everything up into one giant thing at the beginning. If you’re lucky, you might just be intimidated by the complexity of the task. Instead, your mind will go blank. That’s why it’s important to analyze the tasks, when you’re working on multiple tasks all at once, it’s easier to manage if each task can be detailed.
4. Allocate your breaks:
Using a break to recharge your batteries will also help you be more productive when you keep on multitasking later. The biggest problem with multitasking is that it can mess up your memory. So during a break (lunch, tea break, etc.), it’s advisable to review your previous work to make sure you haven’t forgotten any important details.
5. Watch the task:
When you’re overwhelmed with work in order to successfully multitask, you need a way to organize your out-of-order tasks and put them in order on your to-do list. We always need to be clear when we are multitasking. Keep your to-do list in sight at all times. It gives you a clear idea of what to do next and what tasks might need to be put off, which is a great way to stay productive all the time.
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