Tips for Multitasking With Time Management

November 19, 2014 3:30 PM

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Multitasking is not for everyone. A lot of people think that they are multitasking when all they're doing is making more work. When we multitask we need to take into consideration time management. We also need to have the ability to actually focus with intensity on each task equally. Many people think they can do it, but all too often we are met with a person who is making a mess of things in the name of multitasking. When we try to do too many things at once, we fail to embrace a more complete picture of our situation. In business this can be most damaging. My advice has always been that if you can't manage your time efficiently enough to give each person and each project your complete attention then don't try to multitask. Give your all to each call.

An example of poor multitasking is the person who is talking to you on the phone but thinks you are unaware that they know you are hardly paying attention because you are mostly staring at a computer screen, a smartphone or a tablet doing double duty next to it. Meanwhile, all they hear on their end...

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