I submit that multi-tasking isn’t really possible—at least for tasks that require any thinking.
We may be able to read a book while walking on a treadmill, but tasks requiring any brainpower really can’t be effectively accomplished simultaneously.
It's because we can only think about one thing at a time. We can switch our thoughts very, very quickly and that might seem like we’re holding multiple thoughts, but we can only have a single thought at a time.
. . . As You Approach Your Senior Years?
I’ve been doing a lot of research lately interviewing dozens of Baby Boomers about how they feel about their Sunset Years. I wanted to know what their plans were, their challenges and frustrations, their aspirations, and their fears.
Some of it was surprising, some not surprising at all, and all of it quite interesting.
A fair number aren’t planning on retiring. A few because they love what they do and want to continue doing it. Quite a few more don’t see a way they CAN retire. Others feared being bored if they retired.
One of the questions I’ve been starting my day with is: “What would make today a great day?
By asking myself the question It gets me started thinking about how I can create a great day instead of just waiting and hoping for one.
Many years ago, I wrote down what I considered to be a successful day.