Great presentation (30 minutes) on why multitasking is poor for productivity and how personal Kanban (and Kanban in general) works.
There is a great short exercise at the beginning of the video that illustrates the cost of context switching.
The Evils of Multi-tasking and How Personal Kanban Can Help You (by Sandy Mamoli)
Kanban in a nutshell: 1) visualize your work flow, 2) limit your WIP
I'm experimenting with a personal Kanban board made using a 30" x 20" project board:
The Pomodoro Technique is also discussed (http://pomodorotechnique.com/). I'm experimenting with a
Pomodoro App on my iPhone