As I perform seminars throughout North America in every kind of business you can think of, I often encounter people who are proud that they can multitask. I have been engaged in this topic and spoken on it for the past few years. What about you? Do you regularly multitask, such as reading e-mails while someone is talking to you on the telephone? Or you watch a webinar while working on your executive’s project?
Many people in our society boast about being a great multitasker. Yet, there are volumes (and that is putting it mildly) of research on the negative effects of multitasking. [Read more…]