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Too many of us have become addicted to the popular, enticing, dangerously misleading drug of multitasking. Devora Zack was once hooked herself. But she beat it and became more efficient, and you can too.
Zack marshals convincing neuroscientific evidence to prove that you really can't do more by trying to tackle several things at once it's an illusion. There is a better way to deal with all the information and interruptions that bombard us today. Singletasking explains exactly how to clear and calm your mind, arrange your schedule and environment, and gently yet firmly manage the expectations of people around you so that you can accomplish a succession of tasks, one by one and be infinitely more productive. Singletasking is the secret to success and sanity. "
|Title||:||Singletasking: Get More Done One Thing at a Time|
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June 20, 2015
I've read an early manuscript version of this book, and I think it will be a huge bestseller. Everyone struggles with multitasking and running around like a chicken with its heat cut off, leading to stress, lack of sleep, and all kinds of mental and health woes. Devora Zack uses her unique blend...
May 27, 2015
Singletasking: Get More Done One Thing At A Time by Devora Zack
I opened the first page of this book, Singletasking: Get More Done One Thing At A Time and that was it. I had to read the rest of the book! Devora Zack uses humor, insight, theory, knowledge, and experience to prove to us that multita...
August 02, 2017
1. Multitasking pulls our attention toward unrelated obligations as we work.
2. We are losing our ability to focus. We are scattered. Multi-taskers are only half-way paying attention. We task-switch.
3. Parking Lot – place unrelated insights aside until the time comes to redirect your...
February 28, 2016
This is a really really great book for busy people (which we all are these days). I picked up Singletasking because I had become disenchanted with the concept of multitasking. When I multitasked, I always felt so scattered and overwhelmed, like I would never actually get anything done, since no i...
September 10, 2015
Singletasking. My eyes have been opened and I completely agree with this premise. You can live a richer, fuller, more accomplished life by giving your full attention to the task, or person, at hand instead of multitasking. Most of this book is geared to those in the workforce, but as a stay-at-ho...
May 26, 2015
What a great book! It's about incorporating singletasking into your life instead of multitasking. There are numerous examples throughout the book, as well as sections to jot down ideas from your own life. This book is intended to make a difference in your personal life as well as your career, cha...
January 17, 2016
I could not agree less with the author in terms of the subject of the book. Focusing on a single task absolutely brings out wonderful results, free from distractions. Though parts of the book sound repetitive (and hence the 3*), the author provides some valuable ideas to achieve a singular focus...
March 13, 2016
Highly recommend this book. Multitasking has been recommended for so long that we have forgotten the benefits of focusing on one thing at a time.
March 22, 2017
Singletasking is basically a fancy word that means "Apply mindfulness to your work." And yes, "mindfulness" seems to be the latest in a chain of self-help buzzwords meant to give you instant clarity and happiness and wealth and whatever, but I've gained a lot of value from trying to remain presen...
August 15, 2017
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