When we think we’re multitasking we’re actually multiswitching. If you want something done, ask a busy person! Mark 10:21 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” The rich young ruler claimed to be righteous, but he is unwilling to give Jesus the one thing He asked for: himself. We all procrastinate at one point or another in our lives. But if your answer is “no” then read on to find out how you can manage time well and get things done on time. Gary Keller, author of The One Thing. Commit to completing your tasks. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a universal interface.. Do one thing well at a time. We get distracted by a phone call, a message, even a new AD on TV and delay the task at hand. It’s better than handling only one issue at a time. McIlroy, then head of the Bell Labs Computing Sciences Research Center, and inventor of the Unix pipe, summarized the Unix philosophy as follows:. A 1700s adage states: “There is time enough for everything in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once. Write programs to work together. Gary Keller, author of The One Thing. I find gratification in accomplishing more than less, so I prefer to take on a little more. Start work on your priorities early enough to avoiding rushing at the last minute to meet deadlines. Schedule time to do work on your calendar. “People can’t multitask very well, and when people say they can, they’re deluding themselves,” he says. But there is not enough in the year, if you will do two things at a time.” Example #3 "My greatest accomplishment was being the youngest employee to be promoted to a manager position in the history of my current company. Follow up on delegated work. Take small breaks to get rejuvenated. Even this doesn't work very well, though. Multi-tasking is the opportunity to screw up more than one thing at a time. Do it with perfect concentration. Neuroscientist Earl Miller says that, for the most part, we simply can’t focus on more than one thing at a time. What another can do in six hrs, you can turn out within half an hour, smoothly, in a methodical and orderly manner. This is the Unix philosophy: Write programs that do one thing and do it well. One Thing You Lack. True efficiency means focusing on one thing at a time and finishing it before moving on to the next task. That way, I don’t lose time and focus when I switch tasks. Learn to delegate You can do two things at once, but you can’t focus effectively on two things at once. It took me some time and dedication, but I watched every possible online tutorial and YouTube video until I knew I would test at an Intermediate level." One thing at a time & that done well is a very good rule as many can tell. al. 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