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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Managing Your Time by Jeff Davidson

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Chapter 18Idiot_ManageTime_0223_1.jpg The Art of Concentration

In This Chapter
  • The fallacy of doing several things at once to “save” time
  • Doing one thing at a time and doing it well
  • Your own interruption-management system

I’m willing to bet the farm that sometime in the last 48 hours, if not the last four hours, you engaged in some form of multitasking—doing two or more things at the same time. It’s likely you’ve been working on a personal computer recently, and that while you were running the word-processing software, you may have been engaging the printer, a pop-up spreadsheet, and a calendar as well.

From the notebook PC that sits on your lap to the huge supercomputers that ...

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