It is currently understood that it takes 20 minutes or more to re-focus your attention after a distraction. Every time we hear a ping, we react.
By Mikey, Retired LAPD During my vice tour at Northeast, from late 1978 to 1980, I had some very fun times, dangerous times and stake-out boring times. But … Continue reading
I’m driving to the airport this beautiful autumn afternoon. I could be listening to my Italian lesson CD to make good use of time, but a pressing assignment is calling forth my multi-tasking prowess.
** Special Post ** FYI: Readers may know that I live in Sonoma County–Petaluma, specifically. We are experiencing a catastrophic firestorm, primarily in Santa Rosa, where I lived previously. The … Continue reading
What follows can only be described as an act committed by me in a moment of weakness. Not done in a mean-spirited manner but only because I had lost control so to speak, and, well, “the devil made me do it.”
Did you ever have an incident happen to you that made you think, boy, that was close? I’m sure that I’m not the only one who just barely escaped death.
My 17 years as a paralegal taught me how to multitask. I would be working on one project when another case needing attention fell into my radar, or my boss would hand me something else that could not wait.
We’ve all heard the story about Kevin Cooper (AKA David Troutman). He’s the convicted killer who escaped from the California Institution for Men (CIM) State Prison in Chino, California only to break into a home in Chino Hills, and kill five people.