I can’t see the value in doing something without my full attention and thought. That goes for everything in my life – except cooking and cleaning (she says while writing this commentary and texting work colleagues on WhatsApp). This is precisely the point. Our working environments are morphing into an age where you are your own press officer, and you fill your social media with information, knowledge and data. Consequently, image maintenance has become a job in itself, and it’s a regular distraction. This article highlights a point we should all remember; it has been scientifically proven that multitasking doesn’t work.
Don’t glorify multi-tasking, it is a toxic and overvalued characteristic. Focus and commit to your tasks to improve your work.