I’ve been thinking a lot about multi-tasking lately, mostly recognizing how detrimental it is to my productivity, peace of mind and relationships. I know that the busier I get, the more I feel the need to multi-task, and since this has been such a busy summer, well, the multi-tasking has gotten out of hand.
I really appreciated this article by Jeffrey Baumgartner, which invites us to consider "multi-thinking" instead of multi-tasking. He says that we’re doing it anyway, so we might as well relax into it and capitalize on the ideas it can produce.
Writing Prompt: Carry around a notebook with you for the day (or week), and notice any synergistic moments where you’re doing something totally unrelated and it sparks an idea for your business.