You probably know that trying to multitask doesn’t work for most people. Our brains just don’t work that way.
Instead of doing tasks simultaneously, our brains switch tasks quickly. Each time this happens it takes a bit more energy and decreases how efficient we are.
Psychology Today has an interesting test you can take that proves this point. It was originally developed by a group based in Denmark.
It’s all about combining something physical with something mental.
Here are a few examples…
This is the only form of multitasking that makes sense and has worked for me.
Do you agree? Do you have other examples of multitasking that do work for you? Let me know in the comments below...
P.S. Is there someone in your life who could benefit from multitasking the right way?
Why not share this with them?
Selena Tramayne, Ph.D. is the founder of The Tramayne Group, which provides programs and coaching services to benefit new and emerging coaches. She runs online masterminds and group coaching, as well as provides one-on-one consulting to amazing coaches who want to take their business to the next level. When not working in and on her business, she can be found hiking, mountain biking, and going on bliss walks near her home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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