Best Quotes About Multitasking

Many people feel they must multi-task because everybody else is multitasking, but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much. -Marilyn vos Savant

I have the attention span of a mosquito from multitasking and all the things that have affected my poor little brain. -Ian Somerhalder

There's no such thing as multitasking. -Jim Loehr

I'm quite good at multitasking, but I have to do things immediately. -Heidi Klum

I've learnt that, sometimes, how others see you is not the same as how you see yourself. I've learnt about how you can be multitasking – and sometimes other people see that you're multitasking. And that's not very nice for them. -David Miliband

I'm a technophobe. I can't crack the iPhone, and the extent of my multitasking is being able to talk while I make a drink. -Len Goodman

There are certain things you learn to do as a parent – using every single part of your body because you're multitasking all the time. You're holding the baby and you're closing the door with your left foot. -Amy Ryan

I think all of us are multitasking a little more today than we used to or than we would like to. And I think that the issue of work-life balance is a critical issue for every company around the world. -Irene Rosenfeld

I'm not good at multitasking. -Patrick Chan

Women are smarter by basic instinct and by what we have to do to multitask at home and at work. My mother did that 50 years ago, but it wasn't called multitasking or stress back then. She had a job, two kids and the meals to make with no cook or maid. My father would come home every day and expect lunch. He was a nice guy, but he was clueless! -Mireille Guiliano

In the modern desktop environment, with multitasking and alerts and constant activity, there are always more distractions. When you're at a computer, your hands are always on the controls. -Marco Arment

The secret to multitasking is that it isn't actually multitasking. It's just extreme focus and organization. -Joss Whedon

Chinese cooking is noisy – a multitasking activity that requires constant vigilance. There is no downtime. -Jennifer Lee

I'm a person of whim, and easily distracted. I don't like multitasking. When I'm doing one thing, I like to do just that thing. -Margaret Atwood

Like most early enthusiasts, I always thought the way the Internet encouraged multitasking made users less vulnerable to manipulation, while simultaneously exploiting even more of our brain's capacity than before. Apparently not. -Douglas Rushkoff

Keeping it all together as a modern woman means multitasking, especially when you work. I think you always need to try your best, but at the same time you can only do what you can do, and you don't need to beat yourself up about it. I'm not white-picket-fence perfect. -Heidi Klum

It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action. -Weili Dai

My mother was a pediatrician, and she kept busy hours. I learned from her you could pack a lot into the day. Every minute had to count, and multitasking was a given. -Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

In this media-drenched, multitasking, always-on age, many of us have forgotten how to unplug and immerse ourselves completely in the moment. We have forgotten how to slow down. Not surprisingly, this fast-forward culture is taking a toll on everything from our diet and health to our work and the environment. -Carl Honore

My biggest thing is, I'm learning what it's like to carry myself in a personal way and also a professional way: how I can be a leader and do multitasking. -Genevieve Padalecki

For many years, when I was starring on 'Touched by an Angel,' I produced on a number of television movies for CBS. I have always enjoyed the aspect of bringing something together and multitasking in that way. -Roma Downey

We've become such a multitasking society that just paying attention to the road doesn't seem to be that important anymore. I have to remind my kids all the time that that's what you're supposed to be doing in the car. -Andie MacDowell

If you ever want to understand multitasking in prose, James Joyce is your man. -Frank Delaney

For kids, multitasking electronically is common. But they are totally focused. You can tell a good story, and they listen. -Patrick Carman

Some days I don't have time for a full workout, but I do have to dry my hair, right? So rather than just stand there blow-drying, I do several kinds of leg squats at the same time. I believe in multitasking. -Christie Brinkley

As long as you're ahead of a trend, I think you're going to be fine. You really have to have a multitasking mind that can switch from one thing to the other easily without too much focus on, 'Oh, I'm going to Instagram my life.' -Chiara Ferragni

It's much like playing jazz, flying. It's multitasking in real time. You have a number of instruments that alone won't tell you exactly what the airplane is doing but together give you a picture of everything that's going on. -Aaron Diehl

I think women are really good at multitasking. Men just cannot do it. -Kate Moss

If you've ever watched someone who is a mother talk on the phone, feed the dog, bounce the baby, it's just astounding to see someone manage, more or less well, to do all those things. But on a computer, multitasking is really binary. The task is either in the foreground, or it's not. -Ellen Ullman

Introduced in the 1960s, multitasking is an engineering strategy for making computers more efficient. Human beings are the slowest elements in a system. -Ellen Ullman

Guys are not good under pressure. They're just not good at multitasking, but on that note, we should be a bit less good at enabling them to, you know? That's a problem. -Maria Cornejo

Young people, particularly in their teens and 20s, are not consuming sports the way my generation did. They are doing lots of things; they are multitasking. They are getting downloads; they are getting alerts on their computers or on their cellphones, and they are consuming sports in a more real-time but less full-time basis. -Gary Bettman

Even though we think we're getting a lot done, ironically, multitasking makes us demonstrably less efficient. -Daniel Levitin

What it turns out is that we think we're multitasking, but we're not. The brain is sequential tasking: we flit from one thought to the next very, very rapidly, giving us the illusion that what we're doing is doing all these things at once. -Daniel Levitin

Look at this generation, with all of its electronic devices and multitasking. I will confidently predict less success than Warren, who just focused on reading. -Charlie Munger

Cinematography speaks to everything that women do inherently well: It's multitasking, it's empathy, and it's channeling visuals into human emotion. -Rachel Morrison

NMDA receptors are concentrated in the areas that control learning and memory, higher functions like multitasking, and some of the more subtle aspects of personality. When the immune system makes antibodies that attack these receptors, people may have seizures and violent fits. -Susannah Cahalan

The questions that our society must ask revolve around whether the time-consuming demands of the deep-reading processes will be lost in a culture whose principal mediums advantage speed, multitasking, and processing the next and the next piece of information. -Maryanne Wolf

My children have trained me well for multitasking. -Kaitlin Olson

They say multitasking is a female trait, but it's not about gender; it's about personality type. -Victoria Coren Mitchell

I love radio interviews; it's all about multitasking and, like all good women, I can do that. -Rachael Stirling

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