“The simple act of being interrupted is one of the biggest barriers to productivity. The brain is incapable of paying attention to two things at the same time. Multitasking reduces productivity and increases mistakes by up to 50 percent.” – Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

“Do one thing at a time. The brain is a sequential processor, unable to pay attention to two things at the same time. Businesses and schools praise multitasking, but research shows that it reduces productivity and increases mistakes.” – John Medina, Brain Rules

“Happy single people who get married are happy married couple. Unhappy single people who get married become unhappy married couple. Your task is not to focus on getting married, but to focus on becoming a happy person in whatever state you find yourself.”

– Dr. Henry Cloud, The Law of Happiness

“I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a sharp, in focus picture of it in my head.” – Jack Nicklaus

“Give your mind to what you are doing and train yourself to focus your full attention on what you are involved in at any given time. You can never enjoy the present moment when you’re multitasking. He wants us to work hard, but He also wants us to be wise enough to realize when we should stop all activity and not miss the miracle of the moment.” – Joyce Meyer