01/16/2017 03:04 EST | Updated 04/24/2017 11:02 EDT

Multitasking vs. Single-Tasking: Which One's Optimal For Work Productivity?

Call it counterintuitive, but single-tasking provides better options when you need to get a lot off your plate.

Multitasking's long been thought of as the way to accomplish more at work, but it turns performing too many tasks at once can hinder your productivity.

So give yourself a break, take things one step at a time and you'll complete all your work before you know it.

Watch the video above to find out how single-tasking can help you get through your day more efficiently.

Do you have any tips on how you best manage your daily tasks at work? Let us know in the comments below!

“A Better 9-To-5” is a new series from HuffPost Canada Studios that aims to help you make the most of your work day. Each episode offers tips, tricks and life hacks you can use at the office to increase your productivity and well-being. From asking your boss for a raise to taking care of your constantly-sitting body to keeping your desk germ-free, this is adulting at work made easy.

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