According to prevailing wisdom, “to do two things at once is to do neither.” Yet as journalist Tim Harford explains, multitasking can, in fact, enhance your creative potential – if you do it the right way. Citing Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin and Michael Crichton as exemplary “slow-motion multitaskers,” Harford makes a strong case for taking a measured approach to juggling diverse tasks. His thesis will inspire creative people to venture into new projects.
About the Speaker
Economist and journalist Tim Harford is the author of The Undercover Economist and Adapt.