What is batch tasking? dedicating blocks of time to perform similar tasks that require similar resources thereby streamlining the process. It differs from multitasking which has no structured way for handling the variety of planned and unplanned tasks.
Why batch tasking? Helps with time management. In addition to being a time saving mechanism, it reduces distractions; boosts creativity & productivity, by leveraging the momentum garnered from the previous execution of similar oriented tasks; the need to make major mindset shifts when in the “groove of things” is minimized.
Zigzagging between answering phone calls, creating content, meeting with a vendor and then back to content creation should now be a thing of the past. Batch tasking is more in the vein of “we are on a roll, so why settle for one blog post when we can knock out three more within a shorter window of time!
Why take a break? Refreshing. Well deserved breaks are the cherry on the sundae. Batching tasks makes taking breaks an even more attainable goal. It is an effective way of preparing the mind for the next batch of similar tasks. Think reset button.
Is it me, but I already feel the stressormeter mercury levels travelling south!