Multi-Tasking or Focus?

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“Given the importance of focus, it’s disheartening to find that like most of us, many of today’s business leaders and CEOs have fallen victim to the myth of multitasking: The more jobs they take on, the more goals they set, the more meetings they attend, the more chances they will have to succeed. Instead, the C-suite’s infatuation with multitasking has brought senior executives to the point where when they are able to focus, they focus on the wrong things, addressing only the latest-and-loudest item in the inbox instead of something strategic and long-range.

“In a study from the University of California-Irvine, researchers analyzed business productivity. Here’s what study lead Gloria Mark told Fast Company about on-the-job interruptions: “When you have to completely shift your thinking, it takes time to move into the new area of focus, then more time to get back to what you were originally working on.  We found about 82 percent of all interrupted work is resumed on the same day. But here’s the bad news: It takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds to get back to the original task.” Source: Trey Taylo, BenefitsPro

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