Single-Tasking from practicalist.com
start work right away each morning
minimize interruptions, feed reading, chat/IM
maximize working on one thing at a time
use phone or in-person visit for roadblocks or questions (not chat)
send email anytime
check email only at 10am, 1pm, and 4pm
no email evenings or weekends
focus on 1-3 activities each day
log 1-3 updates each day
stop work at 6pm, no exceptions
This is ideal for some industries, like designers and creatives. This schedule was created to avoid interruptions & distractions.
How does this work for people in ministry? We’re taught that ministry is about the interruptions.
Ministry or not, how are you at single vs. multi-tasking? Is multi-tasking really that effective?