Juggling several things at once is your strength but keep them all in the low importance category, and recognize when a task demands focus, attention, and calm if you want to be accurate and productive in the long run. Learn about research on performance
- There are tons of studies and opinions out there…on the positives and negatives of multitasking.…As extroverts, we have a high capacity for it,…but that doesn't mean that we need…to engage in it all the time.…All tasks are connected on two axes, complexity and skill.…The higher the complexity of the task…and the skill level required,…the fewer things should get in the way.…Activity needs to be monodimensional.…
If you are an extrovert watching this,…you know that you can handle the barrage…of social media, electronic information all at once,…but probably not while working on an important project.…My suggestion to you is that you multitask…mindfully by doing some of the following.…Schedule your high engagement and interaction times,…the larger groups, the one one one meetings,…and the calls for the time of the day…when your energy is higher.…Like my good friend Bob, a fellow extrovert,…he enters important meetings without a mobile phone in hand…and without the agitation of caffeine in his system.…
He tells me that he can be less restless…
- Examine the meaning of the term ambivert.
- Explore the personality attributes and preferences of introverts and extroverts.
- Recognize the actions that are most representative of introverts and extroverts.
- Identify the actions that can protect an introvert from being exhausted by extroverted activities.
- Identify the actions that can help introverts become more visible.
- Review the actions that can productively temper an extrovert's tendency to interrupt others.