They say that women can multitask and men can’t. Men can only think about one thing at a time. True? Probably yes!
Concentration, in our modern online world, can be hard at the best of times. Escaping Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat et al becoming elusive for many of us mere mortals. Procrastination has become a common word.
Compartmentalising, though, is a way of being able to focus on one thing at a time, and managing to block out the rest. Something which the autistic, those with Asperger’s, the egocentric and psychopathic seem to manage without effort. So, how might we learn from them, to beneficial affect?
Perhaps we could take something from Rich Dad, Poor Dad, and emulate the kind of behaviour and thought processing. Just by using a bit of imagination. Most of us, when we have a problem with problem A, can only think about problem A and nothing else; making it into something incredibly disabilitating. On the other hand a psychopath, when given problem A, will still focus effortlessly on problem B totally.
How can we learn?