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The Young Professional’s Guide To The Working World by McDaniel Aaron

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CHAPTER 19Become a Juggler: The Art of Multitasking

What to Expect: The world is moving too fast to only do one thing at once. At the same time, it is important not to get caught up in juggling too many things at once. In this chapter you will learn how to effectively multitask while efficiently maintaining a high quality of work.

Most of the time multitasking is an illusion. You think you are multitasking, but in reality you’re actually wasting time switching from one task to another.

—Bosco Tjan

Many people feel they must multitask because everybody else is multitasking, but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much.

—Marilyn vos Savant

What does a “typical” work day look like? First you get up, and then you get ready ...

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