How to stop multitasking: here’s what you need to do to be productive

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Multitasking scrambles your brain, clouds your thoughts and leaves you incapable of doing any one thing to the best of your ability. We give you tips on how to be more productive. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Multitasking scrambles your brain, clouds your thoughts and leaves you incapable of doing any one thing to the best of your ability. We give you tips on how to be more productive. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Do you pride yourself on being a multitasker, skipping from one task to the next then back again at work, overseeing your kids’ homework while cooking dinner and stroking the dog with your foot?

You do? Well, you aren’t alone.

Many women – and, yes, multitasking is pretty much the territory of the tigress – believe they’re damn good at it.

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