Are You a Proud of Your Multitasking Skills?
What is one of your greatest skills that you will bring to this company? Interviewer asks.
I have strong Multitasking Skills. Interviewee answers
That’s a bonus for any company right?
Researchers found that people who are regularly bombarded with several streams of electronic information cannot pay attention, recall information or switch from one job to another as well as those who complete one task at a time.
Multitasking kills performance and may damage your brain, science says.
WHY? It reduces efficiency and performance because trying to do two things at once bombards you, and the brain can’t focus on two things fully at once.
More so, it lowers IQ, because your cognitive capacity is being diminished as you are not fully there, causing less brain density in the interior cingulate cortex, which is a region responsible for empathy as well as cognitive and emotional control.
Science shows that Multi-taskers are not good at paying attention, recall information, or quickly switching from one task to another.
And Multitasking causes low self and social awareness, as it it slows you down and diminished your cognitive capacity.
Read/Listen to this and see what you are doing to your brain and your success when multitasking…
P.S. I was multitasking while writing this blog. Hmmmm.
I completely understand this article and fully believe in it. I am a multitasker, and I will work on it, I must change it.
Do you want to take on this challenge with me?