Sitting in a local cafe in Da Nang, Vietnam I find inspiration for this post. Often you will hear in life that multi-tasking is a great quality to have. I agree, if you’re after a mediocre result.
For instance, across the road from where I sit, a construction site with what looks to be a new unit complex is being built. Brick walls are up and a roof is present. I notice 3/4 of the outer wall has been rendered, half of that rendered wall has been painted, gyprock has been installed and some of it painted, some floor tiles are installed but no windows in the exterior openings! Rain pours inside, the dirt on the floors from the workers is now mud, the unfinished brickwork soaking up water leaving the gyprock inside wet, damaged and now susceptible to mould (a health issue). The units will get built, but I know it’s far from a quality product.
By simply choosing one priority at a time, focusing all energy on completing it and then moving onto the next, you will find in all areas of life, not just building, that you can produce outstanding results whilst saving yourself precious TIME & MONEY.
This leads me to my next point, doing it right the first time.