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Improve Productivity Doing One Thing at a Time

By April 11, 2012

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Are you burned out, overwhelmed, or unable to complete your tasks on time? The problem may be that you are dividing your attention between two many things at once.

In an article for Harvard Business Review, Tony Schwartz makes a strong argument for focusing on one task at a time and not dividing your attention between multiple tasks. He also encourages supervisors to stop demanding or expecting instant responsiveness from employees, so that their attention is not being divided too.

To see Schwartz's advice on doing one thing at a time, read The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time. For more advice on how to improve your efficiency at your law office, also read Three Tips for Lawyer Time Management.

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