(BPT) - This year, you’ve learned how to do almost everything from home — from work and school to the gym and virtual social gatherings. Even though you’re home most of the time, there can still be a lot to do. These five multitasking tips can help you reorganize your to-do list and get more out of your day at home.
1. Segment your tasks
Multitasking doesn’t always mean doing multiple things at once. Sometimes you can be more productive by breaking larger tasks into smaller parts. Once you’ve mastered the art, sprinkle manageable bits of it into your regular schedule. You'll find it's easier than you expected, and you'll forget you ever had a problem multitasking to begin with.
2. Find tools that help you do more
Cleaning no longer has to be a chore that takes up hours of your time. When you invest in appliances that do the dirty work for you, they work harder and save you more time and effort. Powerful robot vacuums, like the LG CordZero ThinQ Robotic Vacuum, can handle all your vacuuming needs. With a mighty motor, built-in intelligence, and ultra quiet performance, new technologies make it simple to keep your home clean.
3. Minimize distractions
Multitasking can help with productivity, but it drains your attention span. Even when small distractions arise, they can throw off your entire day. There are so many things that can distract you at all hours of the day — phone calls, text messages and social media, just to name a few. If possible, put your phone away, put on some noise canceling headphones and ask your family members to give you some peaceful working time.
4. Make a delegation to-do list
Multitasking goes even further when you have more people helping out. If there are tasks on your list that you know your spouse, child or other family member could take on, try delegating. Communicate your expectations in a family meeting so everyone has a clear idea of their duties.
5. Set up auto-delivery
Home delivery is the ultimate multitasking hack. If you don’t have time to run to the store for your daily essentials, a delivery service can bring those items right to you while you focus on more important tasks. Find a service that works for you, simply input your list and you’ll always have a full pantry and fridge. Plus, you’ll avoid distractions and the temptation to buy more than you need at the store.
Smart multitasking can help you be more productive and increase the time you spend on the things you love. Follow these tips to become a master multitasker.