How multitasking sabotages you

If you juggle tasks, they take longer and you’re more likely to make mistakes. There are better ways to reclaim your time, says author Catherine Blyth

A lot of the tricks we use to cram more in our day might end up doing more harm than good, says Catherine Blyth, author of On Time: Finding Your Pace in a World Addicted to Fast.

Blyth says that multitasking ends up costing you time instead of saving it, and we spend almost a third of our day emailing when a simple phone call could suffice. Listen to her other advice for techniques to in your day that you might be unwittingly wasting.

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Animation by Ginevra Boni. Interview by Thomas Lewton.

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