Multitasking creates a dopamine-addiction feedback loop, effectively rewarding the brain for losing focus and for constantly searching for external stimulation.
~ Daniel Levitin
Happy Friday and greetings from the ancient city of Benin.
It's been a busy week for me <<First Name>>. My schedule was so tight this week that I didn't think I could fit other things in.
I had two options: To do many things at once or not. I had to pick one.
Was I successful in my decision making?
Was I able to cope with a tight schedule?
Did I stop other things? Well...
- I wrote this letter
- I had a call with Jamie
- I published a blog post
- I had articles to proofread
- I had mindful conversations on Twitter
Today's newsletter is on focus and multi - tasking and I am excited to share my findings with you. If you are looking for answers to questions pertaining to multitasking and you feel overwhelmed with the amount of choices you have to make, my blog post is for you.
What's the right thing to do?
Find out in this week's thread of wisdom.
Weekly Thread of Wisdom
- Personal Blog: Is multi - tasking bad for your brain? Are there consequences? If Yes, how can you minimize them? If No, any special privilege? Is it a super power? I shared an opinion on multi - tasking during the week. This piece will provide answers to your questions.
- Article: The Ultimate Guide to Summarizing Books: How to Distill Ideas to Accelerate Your Learning. Creating a book summary requires a surprising amount of creativity. As a matter of fact, they are much more than summaries: they are reinterpretations. By choosing certain points over others and deciding how they’ll be presented, Learn how you can interpret a book through your personal lens in this exhaustive guide.
Book(s) I Read this Week
The Defining Decade by Meg Jay PhD
The book is a notable piece on self-development. The author shares tips and techniques to set the paradigm of your life and achieve goals in your twenties and thirties. It's a good read.
Newsletter of the Week
Have you ever heard the wise saying: dream big, start small? Jamie Russo is your plug. He is the founder of Goodnote.org and a community builder who writes a daily newsletter that inspires creators to dream big. He is obsessed about sharing positive vibes. Connect With Jamie Here.
Do you run a business? If Yes, this is for you!
The Petros Community believes in a future where anyone can start a business comfortably in Nigeria. The vision is to provide adequate support for small - scale businesses. I'd be speaking to the community on the Tools and Strategies for Scaling and Stable Growth this Sunday. Reserve your spot on time as classes are free but there’s only room for 200!
Thanks for reading and sharing. Feel free to share your thoughts and suggestions. And should you come across anything interesting, send it my way! I love finding new things to read through.
I'd see you soon!
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