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Take Time To Smell The Flowers - Part III | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
Image by Martin_Heigan via Flickr This is a three part post: Part 1, Part II and Part III (Continued from Part II. Read Part I here.) The experts say that doing more than one thing at a time does NOT make you super-efficient. Picture this: You eagerly go to meet someone. She welcomes you, ushers you in to her office, seats you and just as you get ready to start your interview, she turns to her computer to check mail, browse, write mail even as she tries to keep up with you. Would you enjoy that meeting? How can anyone do anything significant while juggling with so many things simultaneously? As if that weren’t enough, she probably thought she is being super-efficient. To me, it seems downright rude that anyone would actually treat someone that way in spite of confirming the appointment. It is a lot like constantly talking on the cell phone through a business lunch and not getting beyond the ‘excuse me’ each time you receive a call, even as you eat. I mean, why wont they just switch off and just enjoy lunch and the meeting? Today, time management experts are discovering that multitaskers actually don’t get much done. You really …