Singletasking

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The Singletasking presentation I gave at Zoocamp Antwerp (May 09).

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Singletasking

  1. 1. SINGLETASKING BECAUSE MULTITASKING IS ZOO 2008 ZOOCAMP ANTWERP 2009 - BY @TIJS
  2. 2. ABOUT ME TIJS VROLIX @TIJS ON TWITTER TIJSVROLIX.BE IS WHERE I BLOG NOCUS / PIXELPANIC / METATALE IS WHERE I WORK
  3. 3. MY PROBLEM IS I’M INTERESTED IN PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING
  4. 4. ? DID YOU KNOW FOR EXAMPLE THAT HIPPOS CAN OUTRUN HUMANS? WELL, I DID ;-) (SOME RESEARCH THOUGH)
  5. 5. ANYWAY, LET’S TALK ABOUT BEING INTERESTED IN PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING
  6. 6. THERE USED TO BE THIS RATHER SIMPLE SOLUTION CALLED MULTITASKING
  7. 7. TWO TASKS ONLY 45 MINUTES EACH ONE HOUR
  8. 8. MULTI TASKING
  9. 9. LET’S PRETEND WE’RE COMPUTERS EVEN THOUGH THEY CAN’T MULTITASK EITHER
  10. 10. PROBLEM IS MULTITASKING DOESN’T REALLY WORK
  11. 11. MULTI TROUBLE
  12. 12. CONTINUOUS PARTIAL ATTENTION LEADS TO PROCRASTINATION AND HUMAN UNHAPPINESS
  13. 13. MULTI NOTHING AT ALL
  14. 14. INTRODUCING SINGLETASKING
  15. 15. START WORKING RIGHT AWAY IN THE MORNING
  16. 16. MINIMIZE INTERRUPTIONS RSS, IM, SOCIAL NETWORKS, EMAIL YES, EVEN TWITTER
  17. 17. MAXIMIZE WORKING ON ONE THING AT A TIME
  18. 18. USE PHONE OR IN-PERSON VISITS FOR QUESTIONS NOT CHAT
  19. 19. CHECK EMAIL ONLY AT FIXED TIMES SEND EMAIL ANYTIME
  20. 20. NO EMAIL DURING EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS STOP WORKING AT SIX
  21. 21. FOCUS ON ONE TO THREE ACTIVITIES EACH DAY
  22. 22. FREE STARTED TO GET YOU TIP
  23. 23. EMAIL FOR SINGLETASKERS
  24. 24. SCHEDULE A NUMBER OF EMAIL MOMENTS A DAY AND TELL OTHERS ABOUT IT
  25. 25. VISIT KUKOO.COM AND FIND OUT!
  26. 26. SINGLETASKING BECAUSE MULTITASKING IS ZOO 2008 ZOOCAMP ANTWERP 2009 - BY @TIJS HVD Comic Serif Pro is the new Comic Sans

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