Harvard Business School Blogger says slow works!

June 7, 2010

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CTV news wrote a piece about Harvard Business School blogger Peter Bregman who embarked on a single-tasking experiment after a series of multitasking blunders. He tried to craft an email while on a conference call with a board member, who asked him a question. When the board member received no response, the situation got awkward.

Peter swore off multitasking for a week.

Here’s what he found.

  • Delight.
  • Enhanced productivity.
  • More patience for the ‘useful things’ in life.
  • Reduced stress levels.
  • More protective of the time he spends.
  • He looked into his personal bank account of time and smiled.
  • No downside.
  • More energy.
  • More focus.
  • He literally saw the leaves on the trees and felt a rush of gratitude.

Slow works.

Time to celebrate!

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2 Responses to “Harvard Business School Blogger says slow works!”


  1. this is awesome!

    our family just began the journey to slowing down…hooray!

  2. powerofslow Says:

    Terrific news! Slowing down and savoring the moments in our lives is the most powerful thing you can go. Congratulations!! You are teaching your children that it is okay to go at their pace. WONDERFUL!


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