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Take 10: How to Stop Multitasking and Become More Productive

Paul Burton
Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 11am ET (8am PT)
10 minutes

The workplace has become a symphony of interruptions and distractions. Whether it's the "ping" of e-mail hitting the Inbox, the rumble of the BlackBerry vibrating across the desk, or the endless stream of co-workers passing by our desks or popping in for a quick question, something is always undermining our efforts to stay focused and get things done. Thankfully, there are some techniques we all can use to help us stay on task (without having to stay after hours).

In this Take 10, productivity expert Paul Burton suggests three worklife-changing practices that will help you evade the saboteurs of productivity. They're easy to do, cost you nothing, and save a ton of time. After listening to this Take 10, you will be more focused on the task at hand, get more done, and enjoy a greater sense of accomplishment ... every day!


Paul Burton is a productivity expert who helps people meet the challenges of the modern workplace. He is the developer of QuietSpacing, a customizable productivity system that helps busy people increase focus and improve results on the job. A popular speaker, Paul provides interactive training programs and customized coaching services. Earlier in his career, Paul practiced corporate finance law in Portland, Oregon.

Who Should Attend?

If you find yourself struggling to stay on task or overwhelmed by things left undone, this Take 10 is not to be missed.

What Will You Learn?

  • How to get more sanity in your worklife
  • How to feel more in control over your work
  • How to get more done by doing "just one thing"

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