Employees are increasingly being called upon to handle varied responsibilities simultaneously. But not everyone is a born multitasker. According to experts, multitasking is not about working harder, but working smarter. Brinda Dasgupta brings you tips on how to juggle different tasks with aplomb.
1. Plan Ahead Don’t wait until you are in the middle of the first task to decide what else you want to accomplish. “Have a plan in mind and set goals. Pick tasks that can genuinely be worked on at the same time, because not all tasks are compatible with each other,” said Sudeshna Datta, co-founder of Absolutdata Analytics.