Introduction

In this chapter:

You’ve probably noticed that part of living and working in the world today requires that you do many things at once. For many of us, managing multiple tasks is our normal work mode. You prepare a new presentation for a client while you’re working collaboratively with your team, corresponding with people through e-mail, and inserting Microsoft Office Excel data—which might be changing moment to moment—into the slides you create.

And if you’re like many people, you’re multitasking when out of the office, too. You check e-mail while you wait in line for your morning ...

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