If you were given two different creative tasks, you might think it would be best to work on one until you either finish or "hit a wall," work on the other one until the same point, and then head back to the first one if it needs finishing. However, according to a 2017 study from Columbia Business School, that's not the case. Instead, it's better to schedule when you switch tasks—even if you feel like you haven't hit a wall yet—to be the most creative you.
The New Switcheroo
One Task, Two Tasks, Red Task, Blue Task
Taking Breaks Makes You Work Better
Written by Curiosity Staff May 24, 2017
Wake up with the smartest email in your inbox.
Our Best Articles Daily