Ever find yourself responding to emails on your phone running through the grocery stores? Or on hold with the insurance company while vacuuming the house and waiting for the oven to preheat? Or rushing into a meeting while on the phone wrapping up another important call? Those are all examples of multitasking.
What Is Multitasking?
Multitasking is what we do when we deal with more than one task at the same time.
So what happens in your brain when we multitask?
How Does Multitasking Hurt Women?
How to Multitask Successfully
1. Make a Plan
2. Combine Similar Tasks to Work on at the Same Time
3. Eliminate Distractions
4. Consistently Check in with Your Tasks and Goals
5. Take Time to Review Your Work
About the Career Expert:
Kristina Udice is a senior SEO analyst for Reprise and a copy and content creator for a wealth of publications and businesses, including Fairygodboss, Express Writers, Learn Language Hoboken, Insider, and more.