Time wasters in business are bumping into you all day long disrupting not only your productivity but your peace of mind. One of the most pervasive is interruptions.
I bet you aren’t surprised that Dovico Management, a timesheet company, found an executive is interrupted every 8 minutes. With the average interruption taking 5 minutes, totaling about 4 hours or 50 percent of the average workday! According to Gloria Mark, at the University of California, Irvine, it takes a little under 25 minutes recovery time to bring your attention back on track after an interruption.
Most suck your time, produce little benefit or results despite all your efforts. With 80 percent of your interruptions rated as low value, they’re a big deal. Here are some overcoming tactics to mitigate the unproductive work obstructions and stress you experience. Read More→