The studies are clear. Multi-tasking is not effective. It reduces productivity dramatically. And yet, many do it regularly and think they are good at it. But they aren’t. Booking travel on the wrong day, not hearing something important, and making errors are just a few symptoms of multi-tasking.
Want to be more effective in 2019? Try eliminating multi-tasking. Focus on the task in front of you and get it done. If you pay attention to what you missed while multi-tasking vs what you got done while not, you’ll realize the difference not multi-tasking makes.