Last week we looked at the first four steps to creating balance in your work life, these being:
- Manage expectations and reduce perfectionism
- Break up big tasks and set manageable daily goals
- Do important and urgent tasks first and prioritize
This week we look at the last five steps to finding greater balance at work, including focusing on one thing at a time and tips to avoid procrastinating.
Step Four: Focus on one thing at a time
Many people believe that multi-tasking is more efficient however this is usually not the case. It can actually take twenty to forty percent longer to finish tasks when we multi-task compared to when we complete these same tasks sequentially. With this in mind it is worth focusing on one thing at a time wherever possible.