Most people assign themselves far too many tasks than they can accomplish, Harry writes in his recent article for Training Industry. Then, feeling time-bankrupt, they decide the only way to do everything is to go faster. They confuse activity and productivity, leading them to believe multitasking is the answer. The reality, however, is that they’re more distracted than ever and are making errors, which then take time to correct.

Missed deadlines, sacrifices in personal time, sleep deprivation and a lack of exercise become serious problems, and soon, people find themselves in a constant cycle of worry, fear, anxiety, pressure and stress. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this way.

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